Tuesday, February 25, 2014

We Are Slow To Confront Extreme Climate Impacts, Report Says

The right likes to say that liberals are profligate with other people's money, but look how profligate are the ideological climate change deniers with the world economy and everyone's physical and economic well-being.

The fossil fuel industries and their right-wing political enablers are helping leave us unprepared for costly and destructive extreme climate impacts, experts say:

The next big report from the world’s leading climate scientists is on impacts, it’s due the end of March, and it isn’t pretty. As the AP summarized the draft report on “Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability” from The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, “starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease [are] likely to worsen as the world warms from man-made climate change.”

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