Extreme Weather & Global Warming: Floods in Iowa & China, Wildfires in California, Heat Waves on the East Coast, Tornadoes Across the Midwest

The words “extreme weather” are rarely associated in the mainstream media with another two words: “global warming.” But scientists argue that these extreme weather events are consistent with changes they have long predicted would accompany global warming. We speak to Joseph Romm of ClimateProgress.org and Perry Beeman of the Des Moines Register.

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I just don’t understand how some people can still say that there isn’t really any sort of environmental crisis going on-I mean, come on, we really need to do something about the way in which we are living.  Everything we do has some kind of impact on the environment whether we want to admit it or not.  We have to stop and think about what our want and need for convenience and comfort is doing to our world-not just to the environment but to others in this world as well.  We need to rethink our love of a disposable society, and come up with some real, effective solutions before it’s too late.  I’d love to know what you, the reader, think about this issue and what kind of steps you are taking on this very important issue.  Peace 🙂

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~ by peaceseeker99 on June 22, 2008.

One Response to “Extreme Weather & Global Warming: Floods in Iowa & China, Wildfires in California, Heat Waves on the East Coast, Tornadoes Across the Midwest”

  1. Usefool post, thx

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