Apathy? Ignorance? Indifference? Realism? Fatalism?

I encourage everyone to read Sandeep Kembhavi’s comment of October 18th last on a previous ForourGrandchildren Blog “A Layman’s problem in Assessing Climate Change”.  His remarks bring to mind a recent experience when my wife and I were hiking in Switzerland this fall.  We went to Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe, located just …

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A layman’s problem with assessing Climate Change

The difficulty with climate change is that its effects are masked by the variations in the weather that have a more immediate impact on our lives. Trying to get to the bottom of climate change often requires interpretation of complicated graphs of temperature variations, many of which make assumptions that are reasonable to the scientist(s) …

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Blog Action Day: We Need a Sea-Change

October 15, 2010, is Blog Action Day.  The world’s bloggers are uniting by each posting today on a set topic of global relevance.  This year, the topic is water.  Water can devastate through abundance and through scarcity.  The millions of families who lost their homes and loved ones in the recent floods that swept across Pakistan, and …

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