Topic 3 [article]: Earth will survive; we may not. Astrophysicist Adam Frank says that “pretending we can just extend the Holocene in perpetuity” is just a foolish excuse to put off making inevitable choices brought about by climate change. (a) What did Frank mean by his statement above? (b) Some biologists, particularly conservation biologists reacted negatively to this essay. What is your reaction to this essay? (c) Share what you feel this teaches you about biology (the study of living organisms).