Climate Change Will Not Destroy the Earth

Or wipe out all life, or drive humans to extinction, but it could destroy our civilization

“A Divided Earth” by Peter Linforth, Creative Commons Zero, Public Domain Dedication. Wikimedia Commons.

Let’s drop the hyperbole and start thinking rationally.

To help, I classify doomsday scenarios into five types of catastrophes. Then I examine how likely is each one.

Type 1 catastrophe —…



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Hermes Solenzol

Hermes Solenzol

UCLA professor. Neuroscientist doing research on pain. Writes about science, philosophy, politics and kinky sex.