While President Global Warming Bush continues to stall efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the rest of the world and most of our country realizes the critical need for action on this, by far the most important issue of our time
Bush said Tuesday (April 3, 2007) that despite what we are doing in the
And make no mistake, this is a crisis.
It is a “creeping disaster” as Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens called it,
that threatens not only the extinction of the polar bear, but up to 60 percent
of the species on our planet by the end of the century, according to top
It is not only wildlife who are suffering.
Hundreds of thousands of people have died already from climate change,
and hundreds of millions are predicted to die this century through increased
disease, flooding, hurricanes, tornadoes, droughts and sea levels that could
rise 80 feet. It is mostly the poor,
who cannot afford to move, who suffer.
The Pentagon found climate change a much more serious threat than
terrorism in a 2004 report by 30-year Pentagon veteran Andrew Marshall.
While bush warns of what would happen if we pull out of his failed oil
Join the movement to stop climate change and protect the Arctic Refuge at www.arcticrefuge.org, before it is too late.
is the author of Arctic Quest and Arctic Melting (Common Courage Press), as well
as the producer of the 50 minute film Caribou People.
His third book, Against All Odds: The Struggle to Save The Ridges is
coming out soon. Kister is launching
another month and a half long speaking tour all over the continent nearly all by
fuel efficient train April 9 - May 22.