Double Edged Sword? Do we know if our efforts to halt climate change is in line with the planets wishes. What if Earth knows what it's doing?

I'm a big fan of Gaia theory but it's possible our planet wants to be warmer in its old age.

9 Answers

  • 3 months ago
    Best answer

    You are basically right.  Mother Earth knows how to solve these problems; we don't.  

    Not that I think Earth is in her old age, not by a long shot.

    Remember, the Medieval Warm Period was warmer than our current climate; and the mini-ice-age that followed was very distressing; but people continued to thrive.  

    • 3 months agoReport

      The medieval warm period was not warmer than today

  • 3 months ago

    If you go with the Gaia hypothesis, the planet might be trying to kill us off like the parasites we are, to restore the Earth to a natural balance of plants and animals, with no humans.

  • Mike
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    The Earth is just rock and water ,Its not alive

  • 3 months ago

    Possibly. Getting too warm flips the climate back into a long could phase of the Ice Age. We are currently enjoying a short interglacial epoch.

    But notwithstanding all that, human civilisation must seek to extend the period of time it still have by holding back the return to Ice Age conditions for as long as possible.


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  • 3 months ago

    Nature has a way of correcting its mistakes and the last time that happened was 65 million years ago.

    We may follow the path of the dinosaurs to extinction in the future.

    • FOXY Di
      Lv 4
      3 months agoReport

      Liberalism is already destroying the fabric of society, you weirdo.

  • gerald
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    we are bacteria we started as bacteria and we do best what bacteria does best we destroy look at our record we have finally got the means of destroying the fu**ing lot how wonderful that's us climate change bollox gis some Coke who cares BACTERIA

  • snafu
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    The Earth isn’t in its old age. It still has some way to go. But, we don’t want to get there before it’s time. The fact is mankind has impacted earths environment. If we want to go on living on this planet without the huge extremes in heat, cold, wind and rain then we have to change our behaviour on a global scale.

  • Anonymous
    3 months ago

    You're assuming the planet needs or even wants us, it may have had enough of us.

  • Jack H
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    The earth isn't doing it, it's tolerating the abuse...

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