More, more, more, more, more

XS by Rina Sawayama

There's a certain irony in a fashion-mogul-turned-pop-star making fun of consumer culture in a pop song (Sawayama founded the fashion brand Comme des Garçons), but here we are.

Flagstaff, Arizona flooding right after severe drought.

Debris from areas burned by wildfires courses through city streets as one woman dies in flash flood on Colorado River

We wanted more. More manpower, more bread, more circuses. So we're getting more of everything, one at a time and all at once. More wildfires, more devastating floods, more fire tornados, more algal blooms, more sea snot, more methane emissions, more heatwaves, more zoonotic diseases, more disease vectors, more rainfall, more drought, more cancer, more auto-immune diseases, more mouths to feed, more washed up refugees, more, more, more, more, more