Imagine Earth Without People

Posted on January 21, 2007
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An older article from New Scientist just showed up on Digg speculating about reversing the impact of human civilization on the environment. It’s fascinating to get a Google Earth-like view from above of all the ways we’ve changed the face of the planet, large and small: light pollution, poodles and Homer Simpson at the helm of a nuclear reactor. I’m starting to understand what hell on earth would look like after “the Rapture”, at least until the Pizza Hut is covered with daisies (cue the ‘Heads…).

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