While the scary numbers pile up.
The state of the Planet hit several remarkable records.
The amount of carbon dioxide gas hits the highest level in at least the last 800,000 years.
The Arctic Ice since satellite records is at it lowest. 13.3% per decade.
We dump 19.4 billion pounds of plastic into our oceans every year.
An estimated 18 million acres of forest are lost each year.
We will be facing a 40% shortfall in water supply by 2030.
Climate change-related extreme events, plus population growth, could increase hunger by up to 20% by 2050.
What are we doing about it. Not much that will make a difference. Curbing emissions which is a joke wont be enough to halt a looming climate catastrophe.
When you take something out of the Earth, you need to put something back in.
The Selfish wasteful ways of Capitalism combined with modern humans is destroying the very planet we all have to live on.
Thoughtless mindless use of its limited resources for short-term profit, and the use of pesticides and there like is destroying life forms that took million of years to appear on our planet.
We all know the interconnectedness of all life. The we’re here, we’re powerful with nuclear weapons , we’ve got the technology, we therefore are entitled to every dame thing on this planet, is at the root of much of our problems.
Perhaps our current ecological crisis is telling us that something is wrong with our relationship with ourselves, with others, and earth.
The Dangers are clear.
We all want to live.
Without a reverence for all life that lives in the midst of other life we the brainy ones will be going no further than the moon, space station or not.
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