Owing to past neglect, in the face of the plainest warnings, we have entered upon a period of danger. The era of procrastination, of half measures, of soothing and baffling expedience of delays, is coming to its close. In its place we are entering a period of consequences. We cannot avoid this period, we are in it now
Not originally spoken about climate change, but I don’t think a better expression of today’s reality could be found. Go to Peter Sinclair’s piece “9/11, Climate Change and Why Facts Matter” to read a great article and at the same time see who said the above and when.
(Oops, did I just play the Hitler card AND the 9/11 card in the same post??)