Saturday, November 14, 2015

Maintaining a Healthy and Habitable Planet is a Moral Responsibility

Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Jeff Merkley and Sen. Patrick Leahy
introducing legislation to help accelerate the transition
to clean energy by ending all new federal leases for oil,
gas or coal extraction on public lands and waters.
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Presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders is the only politician we can depend on to be sincere about the critical issues facing our country. Climate change is only one of these issues, a condition he refers to as a major planetary crisis. Therefore, people should pay attention to what he says. There is no political reasoning behind what he says; he says it because he honestly believes it is a crisis developing that will make earth inhabitable, eventually destroying this place we call home.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Will We Destroy the Place We Call Home?

A scrapyard due to destruction and waste., Copyright: Public Domain

At some point in our future, an uninhabitable earth is not an unreasonable thought. Years of disregard for earth can cause components of the earth system to change. Massive changes in earth's weather patterns and pollutants distributed in the air we breathe will eventually make earth too toxic to sustain life.