Every human adds force to the destructive civilized storm spiraling out of control. Most of our problems, including climate change, can only be solved with one-child families.
It is 110˚F outside my house in Southern Oregon right now. It has never been this hot here. Still few believe that climate change is caused by deforestation. Fossil fuel emissions are not the main cause of climate change. This is dedicated to my daughter Bridget, who walked out of her high school class today to protest government inaction on climate change.
Despite any effort we make, all recoverable fossil fuels will be burned anyway. Climate change is a symptom of more pressing issues to be concerned about.
Almost everyone accepts forest clear-cutting as a given, while the economic damage from smoke alone exceeds the forestry income and it is a root cause of climate change. Let’s see how it is all connected.