Even to a layman such as myself, it already seemed obvious that this year was very worrying in terms of tropical storms. And things have only seemed like they’ve been getting worse and worse over the past few years.

Seeing you spell it out like this makes the news worse than I even thought.

I can’t understand why people continue to make this a political issue, continue to deny climate change is happening.

It makes me remember Jared Diamond’s book Collapse in which he documents past cultures that have suffered catastrophic failure because of ecological destruction populations did not or would not recognize.

Now perhaps we’re seeing it writ large.

I wish I knew what it would take to get people to act and act with real force.

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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

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