Servigne and Stevens argue that the specter of apocalypse, like the economic gospel of perpetual growth, is only a distraction from the true danger: civilizational collapse resulting from wanton exploitation of natural resources. At the end of the world we can relax, because there will be nothing left to do. Collapse, by contrast, requires hard work, because it is as much a beginning as an end. In the view of these self-styled “collapsologists,” the disintegration of national and global institutions will demand invention, resourcefulness, and a return to small, mostly self-sufficient communities that depend on local networks of mutual aid. The newly minted discipline of collapsology aims to help people prepare for this new way of being.
Western Canada burns and deaths mount after world’s most extreme heat wave in modern history » Yale Climate ConnectionsIt's not hype or exaggeration to call the past week's heat wave the most extreme in world weather records.yaleclimateconnections.org
Finland’s northernmost Arctic Lapland region has recorded its hottest temperature for more than a century at 33.6 degrees Celsius (92.5 Fahrenheit), during a heatwave that’s been afflicting the entire Nordic country for weeks.
He would be in a right old...Good ol’ Dicky eh, always with that teethy grin
With some of these flights I was hoping one would end up in fireball
”Yes ladies and gentlemen, Richard Branson is burning alive plummeting to earth right before our eyes”
What a tease