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There’s NO Planet B! |AEON Magazine

The scientific evidence is clear: the only celestial body that can support us is the one we evolved with. Here’s why

Source: We will never be able to live on another planet. Here’s why | Aeon Essays

This is a remarkably clear explanation of the immense challenges to human colonization in space.  The “Final Frontier” of space exploration and colonization will not bail us out of the troubles we have created at home.  Humanity is inextricably linked to our planet.  Our biosphere is uniquely “fine-tuned” to our very specific physiology.

Techno-utopians and longtermism advocates take note.  We had better get our act together here and soon, on this planet, or there may be no humans is space.  Ever.

 

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