His name is Joseph Romm, and he writes Let’s dump “Earth Day”
Affection for our planet is misdirected and unrequited. We need to focus on saving ourselves.
I don’t worry about the earth. I’m pretty certain the earth will survive the worst we can do to it. I’m very certain the earth doesn’t worry about us. I’m not alone. People got more riled up when scientists removed Pluto from the list of planets than they do when scientists warn that our greenhouse gas emissions are poised to turn the earth into a barely habitable planet.
I imagine he can’t imagine the meaning of sacred.