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  •  no .. what you are saying is .. (3+ / 0-)

    well, it's simply the truth. We now have to prepare for disasters that we could avoided for the most part.

    There are so many variables involved with climate change, rising sea levels will be only one part of a whole series of catastrophic events that will impact everyone on this planet to some degree.

    You are correct about food - increases in starvation and lack of water are already evident in places where people barely survive now. But this will begin to impact everyone, affecting food and water quality and availability globally.

    Changes in disease vectors, migration habits of destructive insects, molds, certain types plant and animal life that will disrupt local habitats is already well documented, but the knock effects of so many changes happening at once will be impossible to predict.

    The massive eruption of CO2, methane and all sorts of biological elements frozen in tundra will create myriads of combinations that can't even be planned for, just in the local Arctic habitats alone.

    Republicans totally abandoned conservatism in the 1980s ..

    by shpilk on Wed Nov 28, 2012 at 08:56:35 PM PST

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