Saturday, March 9, 2019

David Wallace-Wells is kinda jumping the gun here. We are NOT ''on the brink of climate catastrophe'' by a long shot, David.

David Wallace-Wells @dwallacewells 3月8日
“Half of all emissions produced from fossil fuels have come in the last 30 years. I’m 36. I remember 30 years ago. My life contains the whole trajectory of this story that took us from a relatively stable climate to the brink of climate catastrophe.''
Yes, you are 36, David. But no, we are not any on the *brink* of climate catastrophe. Not now, not yet. Come on! Language likes that does a dis-service to your very good climate journalism and new book.
The truth is that the brink of climate catastrophe....''BCC''.....won't occur for another 10 to 20 generations of humans. That's your child's descendants in 200 years or so. Not now, not by a long shot. Please!

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