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Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Bad News, Good News

There's been lots of news about the environment this week, even though it's only Tuesday. I'm of the opinion that bad news should always be given first. So here goes ...

GLOBAL WARMING IS IRREVERSIBLE.

Apparently, a new study is showing that we can't go back when it comes to CO2 emissions. Carbon dioxide becomes trapped in the oceans and even if we freeze emissions, it will take hundreds of years for a cool down, created dust bowls and glacier melting.

Bummer.

It seems like we'd better move fast, then, to curb emissions. Luckily, we have some good news ...

PRESIDENT OBAMA LIKES THE ENVIRONMENT

Our new president has already signed a memorandum allowing states to apply for tougher emissions standards. Its a small change, but I like the idea that Obama is making a statement, early on, that it's not going to be business as usual when it comes to global warming.

1 comment:

MG said...

I LOVE that guy!