Nine Thresholds

The White Rhino is gone. Climate had very little to do with its loss.

There are nine thresholds (give or take), or boundaries which science has identified as those we’re past or fast approaching. Any one of them means disaster for species loss, and from that, danger to humanity. Climate is one. Climate is not the most dire.

I listened to Extinction Rebellion America talk to me last night, Zoom time, and all I could think was how sad their focus is climate. The kid who’s walking from Miami to Tallahassee made me smile; I thought about that…


Linda Brooke Stabler, Ph.D.

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