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New Yorker: ‘Has climate change made it harder for people to care about conservation?’

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/04/06/carbon-capture

 

I accepted its supremacy as the environmental issue of our time, but I felt bullied by its dominance. Not only did it make every grocery-store run a guilt trip; it made me feel selfish for caring more about birds in the present than about people in the future.

 

Climaticmatic stress are not well studied, but birds have been adapting to such stresses for tens of millions of years, and they’re surprising us all the time.

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