What Are the Near-Term Climate Pearl Harbors? What Will Take Us from Procrastination To Action? | ThinkProgress
How ironic that denial, driven in large part by conservative fear of big government, has created an “era of procrastination, of half measures, of soothing and baffling expedience of delays” that will ultimately require somewhat bigger government (for several decades) to prevent catastrophe or, if the deniers truly “triumph,” then staggeringly huge government (for a century and probably much more) to “adapt” to [through a combination of abandonment, triage, and misery] a ruined world
The Pearl Harbors are here. The Churchills and FDRs aren’t.