It would have been simpler to say that there is no consistent “island rule” but that would imply that current Darwinian theory does not have an answer for everything. Perhaps many island life forms don’t evolve very much or very fast but the ones that do attract attention.
Source: Researchers: Lizards on islands slow down evolution – the opposite of the usual claim | Uncommon Descent
Carbon released into the atmosphere by the increasing loss of Arctic permafrost, combined with higher solar absorption by the Earth’s surface due to the melting of sea ice and land snow, will accelerate climate change — and have a multi-trillion dollar impact on the world economy.
Source: Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy — ScienceDaily
“It is something that will affect the future of our civilization. It’s not just a movement. It’s a crisis and we must take action accordingly.”
Source: To Escalate Fight Against ‘Existential Crisis,’ Greta Thunberg Backs General Strike for Climate
I can hardly resist the temptation to say “I told you so,” or to jokingly remark, “Oops, they did it again.”
Source: New Fossil Human Species Thwarts Core Darwinian Predictions | Evolution News
“The most important thing to remember about our study is the greater the warming, the stronger the feedbacks and the higher the costs to society.”
Source: ‘We Are Not Moving Fast Enough’: Study Shows Cost of Melting Permafrost Could Total $70 Trillion