We might not be able to ‘control’ the climate but …

Comment on Extreme variability: local climate change right now by Ute Eickelkamp.

We might not be able to ‘control’ the climate but we are pushing the earth out of the habitable zone – or is the Anthropocene as geological era just a fluke (https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/aug/29/declare-anthropocene-epoch-experts-urge-geological-congress-human-impact-earth)?
Yes, humanity might well not exist in eons to come and the sun is sure to absorb our planet in about 6 billion years. In the meantime, we are here and into the foreseeable future, which entails responsibilities – across scales, life-worlds and knowledge systems.

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