Combine headlines about the economy with those about climate change, and something uncomfortable emerges.
A report issued yesterday about climate change “paints a far more dire picture of its immediate consequences than previously thought”. It also contains, between the lines, some links and implications that I have not seen in mainstream media yet.
There are now twice as many people as 50 years ago, and they are already concentrating into cities anyway. Therefore, they say, doing more of that, until we all live in Caves of Steel leaving the planet “empty” could be the best thing we may ever do. Maybe, but only if it happens in the right way