Triumph’s generators can be replaced and its supplies restocked. But when the Earth’s sources of usable energy and other natural resources fail, there will be no more, Kim writes.
This is my latest column for Ethicsdaily.com.
The Carnival cruise ship Triumph made headlines in February when it lost power. After four days of misery, it was towed into Mobile, Ala.
There were more than 4,000 people on board who had no showers, no modern sanitation, no air conditioning, and makeshift food and sleeping arrangements.
Many on board were terrified and horrified when their luxury vacation turned into a nightmare. Continue reading