Re: “Humans must act against a new mass extinction” (Off the wire, 7-8).
I agree with the author’s theory of impending mass extinction, but I would blame it on too many humans on the planet which is leading to a dire scarcity of basic commodities.
As a result we are seeing massive migrations and, in some, cases military incursions to secure more resources. In my opinion, those desperate measures will eventually lead to all-out war - local and worldwide, conventional and nuclear. If anyone survives it will be the fortunate few who took refuge in remote parts of the globe, finding …