Another great piece from Grist that takes a look at a new report from the World Resources Institute highlighting the emission reductions possible through existing state laws and regional agreements.
Browsing the blog archives for July, 2010
If you’ve ever been in a small boat or raised children (or been in a small boat with children) you have both an intellectual and visceral understanding of tipping points. Like a boat, the Earth is inherently good at remaining stable, even in nasty weather. But all boats—and all planets—have a tipping point past which things go from OK to gawdawful in the blink of an eye. Before you know what hit you you’re upside-down and sucking water.