Bill McKibben: The Physics of Copenhagen: Why “Politics as Usual” May Mean the End of Civilization

Posted by Trish Riley, December 10, 2009

Thanks to Ed Brown for passing this article along to us:

…Moving by increments: it frustrates the hell out of many of us, and sometimes it’s truly disastrous….When it comes to global warming, however, this is precisely why we’re headed off a cliff…

It’s like nothing we’ve ever faced before — and we’re facing it as if it’s just like everything else. That’s the problem.

via t r u t h o u t | The Physics of Copenhagen: Why “Politics as Usual” May Mean the End of Civilization.