Over 1,500 members of national, regional, and international science academies from sixty-nine nations (including 100+ Nobel laureates) signed the "Warning to Humanity" issued on 18 November 1992.
Quoting from the 1992 warning, "Human beings and the natural world are on a collision course ... many of our current practices put at serious risk the future that we wish for human society and the plant and animal kingdoms, and may so alter the living world that it will be unable to sustain life in the manner that we know."
Those are the stakes. What are we going to do about it?
You can say great things about life but another basic fact is that it's not always comfortable. There are a lot of difficult people and difficult situations in the world. And you have an emotional need to look at what's going on inside yourself and in the world around you -- at all the craziness -- and say, "I'm going to be happy anyway. I've made a conscious decision. We either cry or we dance. I've decided to dance."So we dance. You, your friends, family, colleagues can be part of this healing dance for life on Earth. At an abstract level, this dance has five basic steps:
Do you hear the music? Shall we dance?