Here's a view of 2012 from the other side of the pond.
The link is to George Monbiot at the Guardian
To further appreciate the dire straits that we are now in, you might want to look at George Monbiot's book: " Heat "
This book will give you a better idea of how difficult it will be to extract our collective necks from our predicament.
It's almost too late.
Our metastable climate is changing to a different state far more rapidly than is generally appreciated.
But let's at least try to do something
Please take a look at this
Worth a try
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When it gets to 150 signatures others will also see it.
Consider it a vehicle to inspire debate and action on the most serious difficulty we face.