"Fossil fuels are reaching up to pull us into their grave."
“We have to make the momentous choice between brief but true greatness and longer, continued mediocrity.”
— William Stanley Jevons, The Coal Question (1866).
“Dry heaves are just nature’s way of demonstrating negative marginal utility.”
“I don’t know how you would teach the dinosaurs to be optimistic about the asteroid.”
“Systemic overshoot can’t grow its way into sustainability.”
“What we are seeing is just the outer bands of a shitstorm we are not prepared for.”