Monday, March 30th
"Part of what’s mesmerizing about climate change is its vastness across both space and time. Jamieson, by elucidating our past failures and casting doubt on whether we’ll ever do any better, situates it within a humanely scaled context. “We are constantly told that we stand at a unique moment in human history and that this is the last chance to make a difference,” he writes in his introduction. “But every point in human history is unique, and it is always the last chance to make some particular difference.”
Check out Jonathan Franzen's comments on ES Professor Dale Jamieson's new book "Reason in a Dark Time" in the New Yorker here.