How You Know The Danger is Undeniable. And Imminent.
Maureen Dowd's column today: Apocalypse Right Now
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/24/opinion/sunday/climate-change-floods-.... Read this if you can. A sobering photo essay of our crumbling planet.
"Some hope technology can save us.
In Dubai, scientists are plotting to combat heat waves in several ways: sending aircraft to fire chemicals such as silver iodide into clouds to spur precipitation, and sending drones to zap an electrical charge into the clouds to trigger rain.
Making waterfalls in the desert sounds cool until you think about it. Torquing Mother Nature to clean up our messes can’t end well.
Après moi, le déluge."
Yes, that Maureen Dowd. The silly teller of tales amongst the political classes. The foibles of the rulers, and so forth.
In this opinion piece for the NY Times, Maureen sounds like one of us.