¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Waste, improperly managed, results in more than pollution. It is what pollution does to our life support systems and Gaia that is critical. We might adjust to the ugliness and odor of waste, but we can’t adapt to a rapidly changing climate system. The effects of pollution on water (oceans to ground water) is of the same type of phenomenon (“climate” change in the fluids of oceans) as pollution of gaseous fluids (air and atmosphere).
¶ 6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 But, our first challenge (for our survival/thrival) is to prepare/inform/mobilize/organize persons-in-diverse populations as to the “real nature” of our Crisis-of-Crises: our accelerating, dysfunctional human psychological/social/societal/cultural systems. Only after this UPLIFT is underway do we have the “real opportunity” to fix our waste management system. We must fix ourselves first.