Climate Change

"The Great Disposal Service: Can It Last?"

"The earth is performing an enormous disposal service for the human race. About half of the carbon we are dumping into the atmosphere does not stay there and is instead taken up by the oceans and land. Were this not the case, scientists say, the earth would probably be warming far more rapidly. One of the biggest questions in climate science is: How long will that disposal service last?"

Source: Green/NYT, 08/02/2012

Sen. Sanders: Climate Change Is Real, Sen. Inhofe Is 'Dead Wrong'

"In a speech to the Senate on Thursday, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) addressed what he calls the 'major environmental crisis of our time,' and took aim at the 'myths' of Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Ok.) and other legislators who ignore or actively deny the existence of anthropogenic climate change."

Source: Huffington Post, 08/01/2012

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