APOLOGIES FOR FALSE ALARM
Many contributors received erroneous emails recently saying their articles had been deleted. This is not the case.
The problem originated in an effort to clone the site for other purposes. We understand how this happened, and it actually had very little to do with the P3 site itself. [more]
It is not widely understood that carbon dioxide persists in the atmosphere for centuries, so our future will depend on the total amount we humans put into it over the next several decades. This is the paramount fact that separates climate change from all other environmental problems.
– Clive Hamilton Utopias in the Anthropocene
“In the end it’s not about finding policies that work, it’s about forging consensus and fighting cynicism. Can we do this?”
Projecting a persuasive image of a desirable and practical future is extremely important to high morale, to dynamism, to consensus, and in general to help the wheels of society turn smoothly.
– Herman Kahn
A tolerably good human future is possible if we work together toward it. It’s not a question of predicting. It’s a question of deciding.
“I’ve tried over the years to to define a political position that no one can decipher.”
Qu’on me donne six lignes écrites de la main du plus honnête homme, j’y trouverai de quoi le faire pendre.