This summer I was exactly where Europe got its new heat record of 48,8 degrees, in Syracuse, Sicily. I have an old sailboat lying there.
Around SIRACUSA we constantly saw smoke from fires – and helicopters flew seawater in from the sea to put out the flames. The Italian who worked at the local cafe, seriously told how the family farm with all the old nice olive trees had burned down. I asked if the farm was insured, but he shook his head.
Siracusa is the city Plato traveled to several times from Athens. The philosopher is supposed to have gotten the idea for the cave parable from those nearby. So, are we still blinded by the shadows on the cave wall – and today’s media public – as many politicians and climate deniers are blind to the environmental crisis?
UN's climate panel
The UN's Climate Panel (IPCC) report this summer has once again presented clear research facts on where. . .
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