The de facto assumption of climate change policy is that the world must limit the increase in global temperatures to 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) above pre-Industrial levels, or risk hitting a tipping point where the impact becomes irreversible.
Pope Francis, addressing climate change before a Congress dominated by Republicans -- more than half of whom deny its reality -- and Democrats who despair of doing anything about it, was a prophet of hope rather than doom.
New analysis of the effects of melting permafrost in the Arctic points to $43 trillion in extra economic damage by the end of the next century, on top of the more than the $300 trillion economic damage already predicted.
Inspirations for Job One For Humanity Evolutioneers
Albert Einstein said that you cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. Unfortunately, our current planetary consciousness also is not the consciousness that will solve our current planetary problems. It will take the new, bigger picture and bigger history universe-informed consciousness to do that!