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The Worst Future You Can Imagine

This past weekend, at Albacon 2004, I was part of a panel, with George Zebrowski, Susan de Guardiola, and Tony Lewis, on "the worst future you can imagine." After getting off the almost irresistible cheap shot, namely "another four years of Bush, and we may find out," I made the point that what I most feared was a future in which there was no turning back, no way to repair the damage or to rebuild.

Then I read the following in today's Guardian:

"An unexplained and unprecedented rise in carbon dioxide in the atmosphere two years running has raised fears that the world may be on the brink of runaway global warming."

For the rest of the story, go here.

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