Imagine A World Where Volcanic Eruptions Were Denied Like Climate Change
Every now and then, on a good day where my inbox is full of glorious new scientific discoveries and instead of any of those mentally poisonous effusions coming out of the Trump administration or any of its acolytes, I forget climate change deniers exist. In this glorious, ephemeral haze, I don’t spare a thought for the lawmakers or fossil fuel barons that pretend that any politically inconvenient science doesn’t exist.
Then Scott Pruitt pops up, says something like global warming isn’t necessarily a bad thing (it is), and I have no choice but to write about it and explain, with the help of climate scientists, why it’s not just erroneous, but incredibly dangerous. This is often accompanied by a lotof facepalming. I can feel my brain ache and creak, like the aged bowels of a seafaring vessel’s…
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