We destroy the beauty of the countryside because the un-appropriated splendors of nature have no economic value. We are capable of shutting off the sun and the stars because they do not pay a dividend. — John Maynard Keynes
Be very scared -- and very active
As noted here before, climate change over the next 20 years could result in a global catastrophe costing millions of lives in wars and natural disasters, says the U.S. Pentagon -- while the U.S. White House denies that it is even occurring! Read all about it in Now the Pentagon tells Bush: climate change will destroy us by Mark Townsend and Paul Harris, in The Guardian.