Thursday, May 05, 2011

Quietly our government takes Climate Change:

 

We have yet another reminder, despite the lack of continual coverage on Climate Change by the media, that our government does not have the luxury of avoiding the most important issue of our day. 

What I find remarkable is that while our government moves forward on addressing Climate Change, they do so in so in a quiet way.  This is the wrong approach. 

Our government must continually remind our citizens that massive wholesale changes must be made in our country—how we get energy, how we solve environmental problems, how we use transportation—and not pretend that they can do so without everyone’s participation. 

Climate Change Adaptation Task Force | The White House "On October 14, 2010, the Climate Change Adaptation Task Force, co-chaired by the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), released its interagency report outlining recommendations to President Obama for how Federal Agency policies and programs can better prepare the United States to respond to the impacts of climate change. The report recommends that the Federal Government implement actions to expand and strengthen the Nation’s capacity to better understand, prepare for, and respond to climate change. These recommended actions include: "

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