Thanks for the example of the Lascaux paintings. I could add numerous related examples of solutions causing other problems in the area of art and archeological restoration.
As I said this one is very difficult to maintain a hopeful tone as we are probably not going to make it. I didn’t make more than a reference to it but the climate engineering solutions are still beyond our ability to project success let alone collateral damage. That was a reason for attempting to set carbon reduction goals using carbon tax and fossil fuel reduction. But that didn’t work.
Probably the biggest and most frightening change from the new report, besides having ten years to get things limited, is that we are now committed to climate engineering to survive. Whether it is required to slow the move from 1.5 to 2.o+ or to drag ourselves back from north of 2.0, we are committed to sciencing this for a significant portion of human survival.
I’m trying, like many other people I think, to avoid falling into the trap of spooking the troops into hopelessness. That is already appearing, well hidden, in Trump’s EPA documents as a given. Nothing can be done so it is silly to try and we should just make good money while we can. Guess who Trump and his stooges think will survive? As Umair outlined this is a natural solution to all these inferior brown people taking over.