24 Aug '12, 2am

Integrate Drought Plans or Face Disaster, U.N. Warns

"WMO has joined with the U.N. Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) and other U.N. partners to warn global leaders that an inter-connected world needs integrated drought planning rather than the current piecemeal approach." Okay, first, I don't normally disagree with story titles here, but I have to with this one. "Or face disaster" is not an OR thing. It is a scientifically proven fact. I swear, had I the money, I'd pay Al Gore to update An Inconvenient Truth myself, because EVERYTHING in it was proven, hard data, and it has only gotten worse since 2005. There is NO or. It IS happening, right now, all over the world, and my fear is that it is too late to stop what is coming and that is not just drought, but an ice age that will dwarf that of 640,000 years ago when the entire planet was buried beneath a mile of ice. That won't happen for maybe 200 years? But it WILL...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/integrate-drought-plans-or-fa...

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