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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