If you hate shoveling snow, I’ve got good news. Dr. James Lovelock, who brought us the Gaia Hypothesis (a theory in which the biosphere is responsible for both the creation and regulation of Earth’s climate), has announced that our little blue orb, as a result of Mankind’s environmental rapacity, is about to enter a rapid phase of warming that he likens to a global fever. By the end of this century, according to his sunny prognosis, the climate in temperate regions will have heated up by 8° C. (that’s 14.4° F.), most of the tropics will have become scrub and desert, billions of humans will have died, and “the few breeding pairs of people that survive will be in the Arctic where the climate remains tolerable.” And it’s too late to do anything about it, by the way.
You can read the article here.
Oh well, que sera sera, I always say. See you on the boardwalk in Toktoyaktuk! Don’t forget your sunscreen.