Game Over for the Climate

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Climate change, oddly enough, is something you can believe in–or not. Whatever you believe, global warming is affecting us, and the changes are happening more rapidly than scientists originally expected. 

GLOBAL warming isn’t a prediction. It is happening. That is why I was so troubled to read a recent interview with President Obama in Rolling Stone in which he said that Canada would exploit the oil in its vast tar sands reserves “regardless of what we do.”

If Canada proceeds, and we do nothing, it will be game over for the climate.

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Original article, “Game Over for the Climate,” written by James Hansen for the New York Times, posted May 9, 2012.

 

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