Roundup: Cyberbullying, Thailand floods, Pell and climate change, Camus
Social scientists struggle to characterise new form of harassment.
Advancing pools of polluted black water now threaten Bangkok’s underground railway system.
It is no surprise that every major science academy including the Vatican Academy of Sciences have warned that the world is warming and that we are causing it. Other Church leaders have accepted this reality; the Archbishop of San Salvador, Msgr Jose Luis Escobar Alas, declared last week that climate change is the most serious problem confronting humanity.
Camus understood that the absurd reveals deep truths about the world and our own selves.