Greendale News of the Moment: Into The Valley Of Death Rode The 600, Into The Valley Of 400 PPM Rode The 7 Billion
via Climate Progress
As Neil Young's LincVolt cruised thru the Mayflower, Arkansas area -- devastated by the Canadian Tar Sands pipeline rupture -- recently, we pondered whether we will ever learn before its really all too late?
Maybe not, given some of the folks Neil encountered on the road. And that gives us hope.
So the Greendale News of the Moment is Into The Valley Of Death Rode The 600, Into The Valley Of 400 PPM Rode The 7 Billion | Climate Progress by Joe Romm:
“It may seem impossible to imagine that a technologically advanced society could choose, in essence, to destroy itself, but that is what we are now in the process of doing.” So ends Field Notes from a Catastrophe, the terrific 2006 book by Elizabeth Kolbert, one of the country’s most thoughtful climate journalists.don't be oblivious to the obvious.
Certainly as we hit 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in human existence, with not even a plan to avoid 600 ppm, 800 ppm, and then 1000 — not even a national discussion or an outcry by the so-called intelligentsia – it is worth asking, why? Is there something inherent in homo “sapiens” that makes us oblivious to the obvious?
be the rain.