Temperatures are going up and up…

I believe it is getting harder and harder for deniers to keep pretending climate change is a hoax (or a conspiracy…). Here are three articles that got my attention last week : First, Arctic Sea ice melt on track to set new record low in 2011.

The second was about the heat wave scorching the US Midwest. To CBS : ” Across the country, this month’s summer’s searing heat has tied or broken high temperature records nearly 900 times.

But the most potent stuff I wrote on climate change was on the Huffington Post : “It’s hotter than it used to be; It’s not as hot as it’s going to be”. Isn’t it past high time to act ? It’s not as if we lacked options…

Edouard

Edouard is a sustainability and energy professional committed to bringing our societies to a carbon neutral future. He has been writing on related topics on this very blog since 2007.

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2 Responses

  1. Olivier says:

    “Isn’t it past high time to act ? It’s not as if we lacked options…”

    Short terms policies, terrible… but you also mentionned another part of the problem :

    “First, Arctic Sea ice melt on track to set new record low in 2011.”

    From an environmental point of view, this is a strong warning.
    But, from an economic perspective, this is “good” for countries boarding Artic Sea as it opens maritime roads and may help to the exploitation of ressources…

  2. Edouard says:

    Well I guess that when climate change will at long last go beyond the short term policies it will be waaay to late :/

    Yes, climate change is not bad for everyone. Some will keep profiteering from whatever opportunity arises…

    Keep up the good work and good luck on your new blog 🙂

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