We are not ready
On the climate crisis and other hyperobjects. The Capitol Riot on the 6th of January offered insight into how traditional conceptions of journalism can be broken down. 21st-century existence is characterised by a constant presence of complex existential problems without straightforward or easily achievable solutions, known as hyperobjects. This instalment of Galaxy Brain voices concerns over how we often overlook the impact of their consequences. Here, he reveals why the media's coverage of the climate offers the clearest picture of this dynamic.
From Charlie Warzel