Thursday, December 20, 2012

Insane Bloomberg News piece compares the threat of trace amounts of CO2 to the Cuban missile crisis

Global Warming Experts Should Think More About the Cold War - Bloomberg
If storms like Sandy or droughts like the U.S.'s in 2012 prove to be wake-up calls equivalent to the Cuban missile crisis -- a big if -- then a new, nimbler, distributed climate diplomacy might arise capable of tackling this global challenge piece by piece. We hope so. Last-minute brinksmanship won’t work with climate change: Climate “war” has already begun.

Bell is Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Blechman is co-founder and a distinguished fellow at the Stimson Center.

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