Rodney Orpheus (rodneyorpheus) wrote,
Rodney Orpheus
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when Gaia goes bad

James Lovelock says: "Enjoy life while you can. Because if you're lucky it's going to be 20 years before it hits the fan."

Unfortunately the more I look at the evidence the more I have to agree with him. We are irreversibly fucked.

The thing that gets me is that no-one, no-one, wants to point out the real problem: too many people. It's just that simple. And there's no way we're going to reduce the population enough within 20 years to stave off disaster. After that, the population will definitely go down, via starvation, disease, and war. It's not going to be pretty. Time to start making serious long-term plans I think. Actually that's not even that long-term...
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    Finally someone else is speaking out on this: Population: The elephant in the room

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