Melting Ice, Freezing Fossil Fuels Ambitions: Interview with Fen Montaigne
Fen Montaigne, senior editor of Yale Environment 360, author of “Fraser’s Penguins: A Journey to the Future in Antarctica” and other books, and contributor to National Geographic, The New Yorker and Smithsonian magazines.
...It’s indeed unfortunate that climate change has become so intensely
politicized in the US and that both sides resort to twisting the facts
and using super-heated rhetoric...the debate over whether global warming is real scarcely exists in Europe, which has far less of the contrarian, anti-science streak that exists in the US...[CO2 threatens] to dangerously destabilize the climate that has fostered the growth of human civilization over the past 12,000 years