Thanks for the link, I'll get right to it. I'm grateful, because I'm 100% unaware of all the scientific literature on the topic.Dear Jason
Use half an hour of your precious life to read this article and try to understand it. You're far from stupid, so I know you can. Then ask youself: When you have a curve (Fig. 5) that has been a "straight line" (log plot) for 2000 years, and extrapolating it spells 100% certain disaster in a few decades, what do you think will happen, and how do you think it will influence you and your loved ones?
Human domination of the biosphere: Rapid discharge of the earth-space battery foretells the future of humankindEarth is a chemical battery where, over evolutionary time with a trickle-charge of photosynthesis using solar energy, billions of tons of living biomass were stored in forests and other ecosystems and in vast reserves of fossil fuels. In just the last few hundred years, humans extracted...www.pnas.org
I am curious how this relates directly to my concern for Patrick's personal well being (which he has already assured me was tip top). Perhaps spending a half hour of "my precious life" reading the article will bring clarity.