“The deadlines aren't the problem. It's our failure to heed them.”

Global warming deadlines approaching fast, nothing done yet


Mon, Apr 22nd, 2019 10:43 by capnasty NEWS

On CNN, John D. Sutter notes that albeit there are protests, movements, electric cars, and solar panels, we are still losing our battle against climate change due to inaction.

I mean, yes, I've met Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teen who is "schooling world leaders" on climate policy and who started a global school walkout movement. I've read the Green New Deal and seen the videos of young people demanding that US reps adopt it. Just this month, protesters in London shut down parts of the city in their calls for a reckoning. It's true that clean energy sources keep getting cheaper. Electric cars are more popular than ever.

But the scale of the outrage in no way matches the magnitude of this disaster, which, like WWII, threatens to cripple or even obliterate human life on the planet as we know it.



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