Two Cheers for Two Degrees

This is how the human race does business.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 07/15/2009 12:00 am EDT

This is how the human race does business. What the G8 summit in Italy decided to do about climate change last week was much less than is necessary, but the very best that a realist could have hoped for. Some tens of millions of people will probably die as a result, or some hundreds of millions if we are really unlucky, but there is still time to avoid the worst. And anyway, it can't be helped: this is the way we do business.

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