Link is to an Article about Us. Reads like an obituary for our species. Quotes and quoted include: -
No one thought that ecosystems such as The Great Barrier Reef would be circling the drain this soon.
Intelligence without sapience has produced deadly results.
Climate feedback loops and ice sheet modeling are two weak areas of climate science, which means many unpleasant surprises.
Unless or until constrained by negative feedback - the population of all species
- Expands to occupy all accessible habitats.
- Use all available resources.
We’ve become hostages to the complex structures and ever more intricate
specialisation of an economic system designed to exploit diminishing
The notion that economic growth must take precedence over all other
considerations and general ignorance of biological and ecological
realities do not augur well for the future
A common factor was the myopic and self-serving decision-making of
elites who believed they could insulate themselves from the consequences
of societal disasters.
We’ve arranged a civilisation in which most crucial elements
profoundly depend on science and technology. We have also arranged
things so that almost no one understands science and technology. This is
a prescription for disaster.