Thoughts on the Climate Question

The greatest problem of the twenty-first century is not climate; the greatest problem afflicting humanity remains the color line, which W.E.B Du Bois more than a century ago defined as the relation of the Western imperial nations to the darker races of the world, who together constitute the demographic majority of humankind. Asia, Africa, and South America are the bread bowls of the world. It is these specific Labor relations which obstruct progress in science, art, and morality. How we use the environment is largely determined by our values and how we relate with one another other, for we are as much a part of nature as it is it is of us. Nothing can be done about Mother Nature who will exert her will as she may; all depends on our recognition of the single network of mutuality binding us in life and how we deftly we navigate the struggle for civilization and peace together

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