National Rhetoric on Climate Change HEATS UP

by Scott Carlin

that we can solve the climate problemthis historical era of nationalism has become a stubborn, increasingly toxic impediment to our collective future.”  Gelbspan argues our energies must now focus on the local.  His discussion of 6’ sea-level rises has dire implications for Long Island coastal tourism.  South Shore beaches would be wiped out leaving billions of dollars in property damage.  Another implication of his article is that we have to prepare for the worst on our own, including New Orlean’s style abdication of governmental assistance following disasters.   Gelspan’s basic thesis is climate activists are fighting the wrong war; the carbon cancer plaguing planet earth has now metastasized.   

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