Sat opposite a distractingly good-looking (seriously – straight from the pages of some glossy high class fashion mag, or from the FT’s “How to Spend It” supplement) Russian and talked about… emissions pathways, climate sensitivity and the inevitability of some Seriously Bad Shit hitting the Fan. Soon (geologically, in an eye-blink).
He took it well, I think. Sensibly clings to hopes for Shiny New Technology and singularities, but then, don’t we all…*
On extinction? Well, a new DT commenter (and very welcome!) has pointed me to 40 seconds of thylacine. Go watch, and weep.
* I am aware that not all of us do…