Some links on the evolution of environmentalism and adaptation in the face of climate change:
The Anthropocene: Over at Time, Bryan Walsh has a piece on the rise of the Anthropocene Era - an acknowledgement of the human impact on the Earth. Walsh links to a Slate piece by Keith Kloor on the tension within the environmental movement
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Two somewhat linked thoughts from the feed reader in the last week.
Neil Flanagan, on the generational shifts amongst environmentalists from the literal to the abstract:
My (undeveloped) conjecture is: the older generation sees environmental problems from an intuitive (fishkills & pesticide) perspective, whereas the later generations see the issue in terms of abstractions (%CO2 over 10,000
Continue reading Generational regulation and institutions