Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Are We Doomed?

The leading climate scientist in the world (NASA’s chief climate scientist), James Hansen, claims that it's almost already too late to do anything to curb the devastation to come from climate change. He's the leading scientist on the matter and he says we're doomed if we don't shut down all coal power plants in the world within two decades. I assure you, this is not the plan (immediate shut-downs of these plants) of our government, nor many other governments who use coal-fired plants to generate their electricity. James Hansen is supposed to be our authority on this matter and he's saying the next few generations are doomed if we don't make immediate drastic changes. And yet very little is being done.

My question is why do most of us not feel very guilty?

1 comment:

James Rhodes said...

Yes Anton we are already doomed, curbing our habits will only prolong the inevitable. Might buy us some time to figure out what to do about it, but the gears are already set into motion.

Now we just have to endure what mother nature throws at us over the next several hundred years.