New Year Post 1 of 2:
Greetings Space Cadets!
Happy New Year and welcome to the next revolution around the Sun otherwise known as 2016 of the Common Era. This will mark our species 160,000th revolution around the Sun, since emerging as an anatomically modern human 160,000 years ago in East Africa.
We start this revolution on a common ground more profound than we left behind last year when things seemed very uncertain and disconcerting. I refer specifically to the Paris Climate Talks which dominated last month’s post and the world’s attention (it was tension surrounding whether or not we could come to some sort of agreement and avoid the disastrous results of Copenhagen in 2009). It was down to the 11th Hour and true to our form when faced with crisis we rose to the occasion, and actually got a unilateral accord which locks…
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