Dedicated to the balanced discussion of global warming
Today is Earth Day. Regardless of your feelings about the cause or realism of global warming, you probably would not be reading this site if you didn’t have some level of concern for the health of the planet.
Earth Day is not about global warming but rather a general understanding that we need to take care of our planet as best that we can. It’s resources are, by definition, limited. At least as of this writing, it is the best place in the universe that we know of that can support human life – in fact it is the only place.
I would like to quote Stephen Leahy on an Earth Day Wish:
Take time to be outside today.
Think about everything that nature provides – air, water, plants and animals that sustain us. Such gifts should not be taken lightly for they can vanish or be contaminated. In our numbers and powerful technologies we are ‘the bull in nature’s china shop’. We need to take great care.
May you always cherish this Earth and share in her joys.
A few great facts on Earth Day that I picked up at Wikipedia:
For today’s article, I will simply point to some great e-cards that are available to commemorate this day. These ecards come from The Nature Conservancy.
My apologies to my regular readers, the pressures of my work have prevented me from posting for the last few days. I will restart my regular postings now that the effort has eased somewhat.
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