Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Warming Wednesdays: global warming is a political problem

True, we're not that good, as a species, at thinking far ahead or delaying gratification. We evolved to fight or flee immediate threats, not to look out for generations not yet born.

But some folks are worse than others and some greedy assholes are willing to take advantage of our shortcomings. Here are some:

H/t Juan Cole.

Despite every other legitimate concern, we cannot ignore that our economic and social system is rapidly making the planet less habitable. So I will be regularly posting "Warming Wednesdays" -- reminders of an inconvenient truth.

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