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Here again I employ dual meaning: 1) I have come to the end of the book (huzzah!) and 2) the endtimes are what the world as we know it faces unless we radically alter our current trajectory, which becomes less and less likely with each passing day. I must hand it to Kolbert, however, forContinue reading “Endgame”


Global Warming’s Evil Twin

This epoch’s paper-plate award for “global warming’s ‘equally evil twin’” (120) goes to… ocean acidification! Like global warming really needs an evil twin. And I highly anticipate that there we have yet to meet the rest of the family. As global warming progresses, ecosystems will start to reshape and eventually collapse in ways unimaginable rightContinue reading “Global Warming’s Evil Twin”