‘An Ecomodernist Manifesto’: Truth and confusion in the same breath

What the ecomodernist narrative misses is that we are dealing with complex systems that support our very existence and that we don’t really understand those systems well. When dealing with things that are so complex that they are beyond our comprehension and control–especially if we are entirely dependent on those things–the first rule is not to perturb them. They will react in unpredictable and possibly ruinous ways.