Thanksgiving Day in Washington, Connecticut, could scarcely have been more beautiful. The sunset was stunning. So, too, the night sky. It’s a beautiful world — and it is in peril.
More than 15,000 scientists from nearly 200 countries have signed their support for a scientific publication reminding humanity that we are soiling our nest. This is thought to be the largest assembly of scientists ever to co-sign and directly support a journal article — and I am proud to be one of them. I hope our unity of voices is audible above the din of our seemingly oblivious culture, but I have my doubts.