Nostalgia as a Barrier to Progress; Also, Whistling Past Our Global Warming Graveyard
James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how nostalgia and the tendency to think about the past in an idealized way may, from a societal standpoint affect our ability to deal with our new issues and circumstances (01:23). The guys also consider whether even those of us who care about global warming are failing to appreciate the urgency of the threat (29:56).
The Myth of the Golden Years (The Atlantic)
Climate change: IPCC report is 'code red for humanity' (BBC)
Dixie Fire, still raging, is now California's second-largest wildfire ever (Reuters)
Utah’s Great Salt Lake has been shrinking for years. Now it faces a drought (The Guardian)