Should we employ cautious optimism regarding climate change? If you’re over 30 you can probably remember a time when invoking “the future” was a call to imagine a world of endless wonders: autonomous cars, high-speed levitating trains and civilization extending far beyond the confines of Earth. But as our emissions continue to grow year after year, and as nations now find themselves literally engulfed in flame, the future we were promised—the one I have […]