Global warming appears to be speeding up as ice melts faster and faster on Greenland and at the poles, Cobb writes. Problems such as global warming and resource depletion will not wait for a long-term schedule.
As energy scarcity returns to civilization, we are being forced—often painfully—to become conscious once again of the energy flows in our daily life, Cobb writes.
Today is election day in the US, but climate change should have been on the campaign agenda months ago. It shouldn't take a disaster like superstorm Sandy to finally bring it back into the conversation.
A Frankenstorm? The National Hurricane Center computer models are forecasting a track that shows Hurricane Sandy heading toward Delaware.