09 Mar '12, 1pm

Climate change denial isn't about science, or even skepticism @DavidSuzukiFDN

Climate change denial isn't about science, or even skepticism @DavidSuzukiFDN

We could pretend global warming isn't happening, or that humans aren't a factor if it is. That would be crazy in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, but even if it weren't, there would still be no reason to continue down the road we're on. Energy is at the heart of modern society's needs, but when the source is finite, it seems folly to be hell-bent on using it up in a few generations, leaving the problems of depletion and pollution to our children and grandchildren. The longer we delay implementing solutions to our energy challenges the more costly and difficult it will be when we have to face the inevitable. So, why do so many people insist that we remain stuck with outdated and destructive systems and technologies? Why do so many try to throw roadblocks in the way of progress and solutions? And what can we do about it? Many books and studies have addresse...

Full article: http://www.davidsuzuki.org/blogs/science-matters/2012/03/...

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