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This summer, as the melting Arctic turned into an hourglass marking the time we have left to address climate change, it became obvious we have reached that “Pearl Harbor moment” on global warming.The Monkees "DayDream Believer" - YouTube
Actually, it’s been more of a “Pearl Harbor year” — unusually warm winter, destructive wildfires out West, corn-killing drought in the Midwest, record-breaking high temperatures, flooding from Hurricane Isaac.
When the public fully understands the source of our weather-induced miseries — an understanding facilitated by local meteorologists — demand for action on climate change will blow through Washington like a derecho.
Steve Valk is Communications Director and Regional Manager for the Citizens Climate Lobby