Professor-emeritus Guy McPherson of University of Arizona was in the land down under recently, speaking about things. So was Professor James Renwick, a climate scientist at Victoria University. McPherson is convinced we are all going to die very soon.
It’s locked down, it’s been locked in for a long time – we’re in the midst of our sixth mass extinction. [Guy McPherson]
Instead of fighting, says McPherson, he says we should just embrace it and live life while we can. Alrighty, then.
But Renwick wasn’t so sure this was the right kind of opinion for the human race to hold at this particular juncture in
humanity’s imminent demise his climate career.
Giving up is not really helpful. [James Renwick]
So, do we all give up, be happy and just live life to the fullest, according to Guy, because extinction is inevitable? Or instead, should we continue listening to government-expanding, freedom-killing, tax-inflating, grant-granting policy positions of climate scientists, like James, who insists we continue to live in fear of his fearful predictions?
Is there something more fearful than mass extinction in the next ten years? James thinks so; or at least his bank account does (and his wife), and not to mention that 20-year mortgage he might like to take out on a house by the sea just before retirement…