“I mean, people aren’t continuing like this and not doing anything because they are evil, or because they don’t want to. We aren’t destroying the biosphere because we are selfish. We are doing it simply because we are unaware. I think that is very hopeful, because once we know, once we realise, then we change, then we act.” – Greta Thurnberg from an interview with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

“Sure almost all credible scientists have agreed that it is happening, but does that steer money into programs that will slow it or mitigate its effects? … Let’s assume that we don’t want to panic but that we do want to participate in helping the human community to make appropriate decisions. A possible first step could be to formalize the notion of “using information well”.” – David Spivak, in a guest post on the Azimuth blog