As is usual in human societies, it's all about who's got the power to get their way -- and this time the implication is murder. Are we willing to let that come to pass? The planet will be fine after all -- as Cooper says, this is just a rock. The rock's current inhabitants, not so much -- so if we leave things to the 1 percent.
On International Workers Day -- that's today, May 1, in much of the world -- we're reminded that human civilization is still made, nurtured and preserved by millions of human hands.
Despite every other legitimate concern, we cannot ignore that our economic and social system is rapidly making the planet less habitable. So I will be posting "Warming Wednesdays" -- reminders of an inconvenient truth.