Forget Climate Change: The Biggest Problem Facing the World Is... - Hit & Run : Reason.com
Berezow doesn't say climate change - and possibly catastrophic effects of weather, agriculture, and more - isn't cause for concern. But he rightly points out that climate change (formerly global warming) is a relatively slow-moving situation and one that we can adapt to in all sorts of ways. But poverty and its effects - which are remediable through such easy interventions as cheap or free multivitamins and the creation of more potable water supplies - are with us right now. "Tackling the world's real problems," he notes, "doesn't make for exciting television." But it might actually make for a better world right now.