Human Parts
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Human Parts

A Palliative Approach to the End of the World

What if we accept that we’ll never solve climate change?

Illustration: Holly Stapleton

I grew up on the lip of a crater. Sudbury is a mining city, but it is at the same time a place of rugged beauty. It is a place where the Canadian shield reveals itself, protruding to the surface like a leviathan’s rocky spine, cold and prehistoric.