See on Scoop.itThe Great Transition

The year is 2393, and a senior scholar of the Second People’s Republic of China presents a gripping and deeply disturbing account of how the children of the Enlightenment, the political and economic elites of the so-called advanced industrial societies, entered into a Penumbral period in the early decades of the twenty-first century, a time when sound science and rational discourse about global change were prohibited and clear warnings of climate catastrophe were ignored.

Willy De Backer‘s insight:

Looking forward to reading Naomi Oreskes new book on the demise of the West and the ‘carbon industrial complex’.

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