Monday, 4 September 2017

Look Around: The Costs of Not Acting on Climate Are Adding Up Fast


Common Dreams

From major hurricanes and flooding to droughts and fires, the refusal to accept the science of global warming is getting very expensive. Story here.
Ashcroft Reserve wildfire in BC, Canada,
seen across Loon Lake. Shawn Cahill

1 comment:

PinP said...

I believe society is failing us on many levels. I think our schools ought to be teaching climate science the way they teach math or trigonometry. Parents should be showing their kids the danger of burning fossil fuels. The intrigue and deception on the part of politicians, big oil and others must stop. There needs to be a realization that, even with the growth of alternative energy sources, we cannot continue living the way we are. Climbing aboard a climate-destroying jet plane so we can watch our favourite sports team live rather than on TV, is selfish and harmful. Self-absorbed humans must change our ways or brace for more catastrophic events like the ones now plaguing our planet on a daily basis.