Cogs in the climate machine

A short course in planetary time, for planetary survival

Julia Steinberger
Jul 10, 2020 · 10 min read

This is less of a blog post, and more of a howl.

The planetary climate clock, in human time

Let’s start by some human and planetary timescales. I don’t know why we don’t learn them in grade school (I never learned them at all). But they matter. And let’s represent them visually, in a stark, plain way.