A fine piece in the Financial Times discusses not only the scientific but the cultural and linguistic dimensions of recycling the radioactive waste generated by nuclear power, which will be deadly for at least 100,000 years.
Global warming may turn out to be a minor feature of our legacy as a species.
See also: The Misplaced Anxieties of Green Ecology
“In the mid-1970s F.M. Esfandiary (Fereidoun M. Esfandiary / فریدون اسفندیاری) legally changed his name to FM-2030 … to break free of the widespread practice of naming conventions that he saw as rooted in a collectivist mentality, and existing only as a relic of humankind’s tribalistic past. He viewed traditional names as almost always stamping a label of collective identity—varying from gender to nationality—on the individual, thereby existing as prima facie elements of thought processes in the human cultural fabric which tended to degenerate into stereotyping, factionalism, and discrimination.”
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