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  •  There has been progress. Certainly. (2+ / 0-)
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    soarbird, Evolutionary

    It just isn't enough, IMHO.  I don't mean to sound defeatist, I just think society has (for the most part) failed to see the urgency of the issue.

    "Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself." - Robert G. Ingersoll

    by Apost8 on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 07:46:27 AM PST

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    •  I know what Lovelock said, "enjoy yourself, (4+ / 0-)
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      DawnN, Apost8, Evolutionary, mightymouse

      it's too late", I'd like to say "enjoy yourself while we move the iceberg".

      Looking at the facts it's very easy to be pessimistic. We aren't moving nearly fast enough. We may the last along with some developing nations making good on reducing emissions. We just don't have the luxury of giving up.

      “The first principle [in science] is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.” Richard Feynman

      by the fan man on Mon Dec 05, 2011 at 09:34:05 AM PST

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