Creating a “Green” Bridge to Hell

Today on TomDispatch.com, I explained why natural gas is a bridge to climate disaster. Here’s an excerpt.

“Call it the energy or global warming news of recent weeks.  No, I’m not referring to the fact this was globally the hottest June on record ever (as May had been before it), or that NASA launched the first space vehicle “dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide.” Nor do I mean the new report released by a “bipartisan group,” including former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and three former secretaries of the treasury, suggesting that, by 2100, $238 billion to $507 billion worth of American property will be “below sea level”; nor that Virginia’s coastline is already being eaten away by rising seas and storm-surge destruction in such a striking manner that state Democrats and Republicans are leaving global warming denialists in the lurch and forming a climate change task force to figure out what in the world to do.”

Read the whole thing at TomDispatch

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Washington Post excerpt Saturday July 26, 2014

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/14-concepts-that-will-be-obsoleteafter-catastrophic-climate-change/2014/07/25/04c4b1f8-11e0-11e4-9285-4243a40ddc97_story.html

 

 

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Naomi’s TED Talk

Filmed May 2014 in New York City, Naomi discusses belief and scientific inquiry, and why, ultimately, we should trust scientists.

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Living on Earth Interview

 loe.org on Friday July 25.

You can also hear it on WBUR at 7am EST on Sunday July 27, 2014

 

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