With the election coming up, it’s sad to think of how far the climate change call has fallen in the past two years – as the climate has reached its tipping point. Were the disastrous storms not enough? The floods, the deadly heat waves, the hurricanes – those are harbingers of what will become normal.
No, sadly, it was not. And the public’s appetite for dealing with climate change has dropped. This New York Times article looks at how people need to change in order to then deal with global warming.
“It requires a shift in our values to reflect what scientists have been telling us for years,” he added. “The certainty of climate change must shift from that of being a ‘scientific fact’ to that of being a ‘social fact.’ ”
How do you help make it social fact? Go to the polls Tuesday and vote – and make sure climate change is an important issue in your mind when you choose a candidate.