No matter who wins today, “it’s no longer acceptable for us to stay in the stands.”
…I think the rate of increase of emissions, and there is no sign at all of that rate significantly coming down, would suggest that we’ll be reaching a new normal, and then another new normal, and then another new normal. I’m one of the people that concludes that we’re likely to experience significant climate change impacts over the next 1,2,3 decades and obviously beyond that point. At the moment, unless we change our emissions pathways and trajectory, the normal will be changing regularly.
Meet the 78-year-old great-grandmother, the Air Force veteran, and other Texas landowners trying to block construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline
Drawing a Line in the (Tar) Sand
Protests in Texas delay the Keystone pipeline while opposition to it grows.
- Lush green forests once blanketed an area of the Tar Sands at Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, larger than England
- Area where blackened earth now stands dubbed by environmentalists as most destructive industrial project on earth
- Boreal forest – once home to grizzly bears, moose and bison – is vanishing at rate second to Amazon deforestation
Don’t just live your principles, suffer for them.
Rush the field y’all. Stop the game.