Topic 3 [article]: Earth will survive; we may not. Astrophysicist Adam Frank says that “pretending we can just extend the Holocene in perpetuity” is just a foolish excuse to put off making inevitable choices brought about by climate change.
- (a) What did Frank mean by his statement above?
- (b) Some biologists, particularly conservation biologists reacted negatively to this essay. What is your reaction to this essay?
- (c) Share what you feel this teaches you about biology (the study of living organisms).