Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The day after Earth Day

Please read this article, recently published in Rolling Stone Magazine, by one of my heroes Bill McKibben.


As the world burns, a new movement to reverse climate change is emerging - fiercely, loudly and right next door

By Bill McKibben

April 11, 2013 8:00 AM ET

It got so hot in Australia in January that the weather service had to add two new colors to its charts. A few weeks later, at the other end of the planet, new data from the CryoSat-2 satellite showed 80 percent of Arctic sea ice has disappeared. We're not breaking records anymore; we're breaking the planet. In 50 years, no one will care about the fiscal cliff or the Euro crisis. They'll just ask, "So the Arctic melted, and then what did you do?"

Here's the good news: We'll at least be able to say we fought.

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