Must Read: Carl Safina's Apocalypse Again

Friday, April 30, 2010 (Listed under Environment)

Carl Safina's provocative photo-journal essay, Apocalypse Again, posted today on www.carlsafina.org, is an elegantly written and emotionally provocative call to environmental action! Here is the direct link to the article:
http://carlsafina.org/2010/04/30/apocalypse-again/comment-page-1/#comment-987

On April 20, 2010, Dr. James McCarthy and Timothy Wirth wrote in The Huffington Post, “The President needs to deliver a major speech on climate change to the American public, using all the props and charts he can muster to bring the message home.” Here's the link:
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/james-j-mccarthy-phd/its-time-for-president-ob_b_544857.html

On April 27, 2010, Thomas Friedman wrote in the NYT, “Obama needs to bring his A-game to energy legislation. Here's the link:
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/28/opinion/28friedman.html

The hardships of an economy linked directly to fossil fuels are vast. Apart from heat-trapping greenhouse gases, we face oil slicks as bigger than Ohio, species extinction; dying oceans; mountaintop removal; perishing forests; shrinking habitats; increasing lung and heart disease; deadly mine explosions; and giant Pacific gyres of plastic. The list is long and the costs are practically incalculable. To save our planet and ourselves, we're going to have to connect the economic dots. 
 

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