Climate change and the English teacher
I will probably not live to see the long-term apocalypse toward which our species is hurtling. My daughter will. But even today, the effects of climate change are obvious. The extreme weather phenomena we’ve seen in recent years—massive wildfires, tornadoes, hurricanes, flooding—smack us in the face like a dead fish with evidence. The fact that some media outlets—I’m looking at you, Rupert Murdoch—continue to voice skepticism and even flat-out denial that carbon emissions are causing this and will continue to cause this, astonishes me. Climate deniers are a bunch of old men, my…Read more »