. . . the researchers found that the position of the human climate niche is projected to change more in the next 50 years than it has during the past 6,000. Such a shift would leave 1 billion to 3 billion people outside the climate conditions that have nurtured human society to date. . . .
After he solves the pandemic — more bleach, perhaps? — we should enlist him to solve the climate crisis. He alone can fix it.
Until then — or if God forbid Putin wins again — Regional partnerships may offer a new framework for dealing with urgent issues on which Washington has failed to lead.
A friend sent this video of Wuhan China. I knew it was a large city (11 million), but I wouldn’t have expected it to look like this (thanks, Mel!):
[UPDATE: Another friend wrote in to tell me we’d been had. All these buildings are real, and in China, he said (or at least was pretty sure); but they’re not all in Wuhan. I did some Googling and found videos that suggested, yes, much of the city is impressive . . . but perhaps not as impressive as above.]
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