Brian Kahn
briankahn
Managing editor, Earther
9/9/19
6:39 PM
55

Category 5 shitstorms have always existed, but global dumbening has increased their frequency and strength. The Cape Merde type systems that roll off of the right side of American politics in recent years have been particularly devastating to those living in low lying scientific communities.

9/6/19
9:04 PM
101

How is it that no one, not a single person in this world, will stand up and tell him “No.”? This doesn’t make any sense at all.

9/6/19
8:45 PM
44

“Statement Attributable to” just fucking oozes sincerity.

9/5/19
7:36 PM
23

The saddest, most pathetic part about this whole fossil fuel debacle ruining our world is that it was entirely avoidable. The foundation of the science and research is nearly a century old. Yes, seriously. Scientists have known about CO2's heat-trapping properties for that long, and there are scientifically sound

8/29/19
7:48 AM
41

Guys seem to get enraged when a woman is publicly recognized for an accomplishment. You can set your watch to it.

8/29/19
12:55 AM
4

Why are people in these threads so riled by Greta? I know most will deny it, but it sure seems like many actually feel threatened by her. If there is another explanation for coming here and trashing her, I am open to to hear what it is. 

8/28/19
7:22 PM
97

I think it’s just that things are more dire today. The captain planet era messaging was always sort of toothless and focused on broadly non-controversial talking points: “Don’t pour oil on birds, please. Don’t put spent fuel rods directly into your local pond. Smog: pretty gross, right?”

8/23/19
12:10 PM
266

This not a celebration of his death. It is a mourning that he will not be here to face the consequences of his existence.

8/23/19
11:37 AM
84

Climate change is a form of violence that will largely affect people with little power to address it or relatively little role in creating it.

8/6/19
12:56 PM
81

They are very edible. They have a gamier flavor than typical corn-fed domesticated pigs. However, your ass better cook them all the way through, as trichinosis is no joke. In Texas, you’re required to get the brain inspected before consumption.

8/6/19
12:53 PM
91

It’s nice to know that our Mad Max future offers more on the menu than cockroaches and fellow human beings.

8/6/19
12:32 PM
57

Holy fuck, are you serious? Feral Hog guy was...right?