"I believe we have the capacity at moments of great challenge to set aside the causes of distraction and rise to the challenge that history is presenting to us," he said. "How may generations in all of human history have had the opportunity to rise to a challenge that is worthy of our best efforts; that has a challenge that can pull from us more than we knew we could do? I think we ought to approach this challenge with a sense of profound joy and gratitude that we are the generation about which, a thousand years from now, philharmonic orchestras and poets and singers will celebrate by saying they were the ones that found it within themselves to solve this crisis and lay the basis for our bright and optimistic future."
[The Alliance for Climate Change and Current TV sponsored a worldwide contest to create a public service announcement to communicate the climate crisis. Below is the winning spot [Sky is Falling] by Dave Schlafman.]
High-profile owners of fractional shares in the company's corporate jets, such as former Vice President Al Gore, Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher and Franklin businessman Gordon Inman, are given stark choice at creditors' meeting: Take 22 cents on the dollar, or lose all of their money in a Chapter 7 filing