Climate change, depression and having fun before it all goes south
Nov 28, 2018 at 3:53 am #3566224AK GranolaBPL Member
Well, it has been a good life. No regrets!Nov 28, 2018 at 4:03 am #3566226Tom KBPL Member
“Or other dead stuff or gases.”
More likely compounds containing sulphur, akin to farts. ;0)Nov 28, 2018 at 7:33 pm #3566322Jenny ABPL Member
@jenniferaLocale: Front Range
Another way to view this is that the <span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>planet</span> will be just fine. We probably won’t, and I think we are in for some very scary and unhappy times in the next couple of hundred years as a still-increasing population competes for decreasing resources. But Earth’s systems will eventually rebalance, different plants and animals will thrive, and the planet will still exist. Just maybe without humans or in drastically reduced numbers. Part of me would like to see what inhabits the planet in 10,000 years.Nov 28, 2018 at 8:04 pm #3566329Roger CaffinBPL Member
@rcaffinLocale: Wollemi & Kosciusko NPs, Europe
What Jenny wrote.
It will be interesting to see what excuses the politicians come up with.
CheersNov 29, 2018 at 12:03 am #3566372Tom KBPL Member
This report from Lancet sums the situation up pretty well.Nov 29, 2018 at 2:19 am #3566385DAN-Y/FANCEE FEESTBPL Member
The sky is falling, oceans are rising….get out and enjoy the big waves:Nov 29, 2018 at 8:59 pm #3566478Matthew / BPLModerator
Hey look! This thread inspired a new forum for everyone to discuss environmental issues.
Enjoy!Nov 29, 2018 at 9:36 pm #3566481DAN-Y/FANCEE FEESTBPL Member
This thread put me in a state of depression….bummer :-(Nov 29, 2018 at 11:41 pm #3566499HkNewmanBPL Member
@hknewmanLocale: The West is (still) the Best
… new forum
In response to the OP, just drink more IPA as there’s economic forces greater than any individual at work. It can cut off time spent backpacking. Example: my last 2 summers in Cascadia were cut short by massive smoke, but maybe use that time elsewhere.
Real estate may have the most problems if the worst happens (alongside or compounding other problend) as it’s also the most expensive purchase by the vast majority. Should be “fun” …Dec 1, 2018 at 1:11 am #3566660Eric BlumensaadtBPL Member
@danepackerLocale: Mojave Desert
So I guess this entire “conversation” will continue on the new Environmental Issues Forum.
See you there!
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