Environmentalism isn’t about conservation or protecting endangered species anymore.
I know Judge Bea, who wrote this decision — and he’s no left-wing radical. So, I think the court is sending a warning.
Says Jonah Goldberg, “One cheer (and maybe two) for non-human personhood.”
The potential deleterious consequences to humankind from “nature rights” are beyond measuring — except to trial lawyers.
Adam Frank (University of Rochester) interviewed fellow astrophysicist Avi Loeb (Harvard) about the future possibility of detecting “techno-signatures” from space.