Thursday, December 15, 2016

Can We Save The World?

Why are we not acting to save the world? Could it be that we simply don’t know how? Typically, we know the sorts of things that need to be done. What we don’t know is how to get humanity to act, even when we know that we must.

#action #governance #complex world #democracy #systems #tipping-points #globalization #extinction #climate #over-exploitation

The presence of tipping points in the dynamics of global ecosystems means that before we know it it may be too late, and that doing just a tiny bit too little, or too late, is equivalent to doing nothing.