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)

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