Endothermy may have advantages over ectothermy, but I wouldn’t advise taking your chances by picking up a poisonous snake.
Radical environmentalists intend to thwart human thriving in order to “save the planet.”
Note that “peaceful enjoyment by the inhabitants” is a very broad term that is not limited to human beings. Rather, it includes everything from grass, fish, and insects, to mice, snakes, and people.
Eric Metaxas came through the Discovery Institute offices recently and chatted with the staff. That is a funny guy.
This CBS News video points out the possible engineering angle.