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senescence of civilization

Human destiny revisited ?

An Italian evolutionary meta-theory says planetary health depends on humans and that humans will in the future free themselves from the unbearable weight of the world by stopping reproducing. "Si spegne, signori, si chiude” Review by Marisa Cohen

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The crucial question

Human know how combined with technology has built up a valuable temporary infrastructure for civilization by irreversibly drawing down on the available natural bounty, income and capital. What happens now that the capital is seriously depreciated.

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simple science

Society opened up a Pandora's box when it embraced using the fossil fuels to power industrialization. Now the bloated civilization has to live with a changing climate, a decimated environment and declining fuel.

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