climate crisis, another thing to get upset about, don't click this
I learned that desertification is rapidly expanding pretty much wherever there are deserts - that account for about 40% of Earth's landmass.
Since organic soil stores so much more carbon than the plants, animals, and air above, desertification wiping out the top soil of the planet turns out to be a greater threat than the fossil fuel and chemical industries combined.
Well, maybe the increased Earth albedo will reduce the warming a smidgen.
Meanwhile, hundreds of millions of people will be displaced because they have nowhere to grow food or raise livestock in a desert.
A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.