Paul Shepson Staying Optimistic, the Long Term

Video Shot in: 2022

Paul Shepson finds optimism in two contrasting time horizons when considering the dramatic changes in the Arctic. In the long run, he believes life’s resilience and adaptability will lead to solutions for climate change, allowing the Earth to recover. However, in the next 200 to 300 years, he is concerned about the challenges posed by the world’s commitments to unsustainable practices, which might impact the quality of life for future generations. Despite this, he remains hopeful that humanity will learn and evolve to overcome these obstacles.