UN: Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will Be Costly

UN: Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will Be Costly reports Justin Gillis at the New York Times. Nations have so dragged their feet in battling climate change that the situation has grown critical and the risk of severe economic disruption is rising, says a draft UN report. Another 15 years of failure to limit carbon emissions could make the problem virtually impossible to solve with current technologies, experts found – and there’s no guarantee we’ll have the technologies or resources to deal adequately with the problem then… a stitch in time…

 

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

 

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/index.php?author=mary-ellen-harte

 

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Source

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/17/science/earth/un-says-lag-in-confronting-climate-woes-will-be-costly.html?goback=.gde_3103047_member_5830150687589175296&_r=1

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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One Response to UN: Lag in Confronting Climate Woes Will Be Costly

  1. The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives. ~ Native American Proverb, Sioux

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