Hurricane, Climate and War Oh My!

The chickens are coming home to roost on President Bush's imprudent war. There are inadequate troops – particularly in depleted National Guards – to respond to this emergency. And both 911 and now Hurricane Katrina were directly caused and/or exacerbated by America's unquenchable thirst for oil. Let there be no doubt that humankind must share the blame for the New Orleans disaster – through our carbon emissions, coastal habitat destruction and wetland loss.

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  1. marjo hannele says:

    In a greed-is-good economic model such as our present society, it is too easy to attribute reasons for natural catastrophes, and for man-made ones, to motives influenced by human frailties. It may be the case that solar system changes are the fundamental cause, and perhaps we are merely witnessing humanity's response.

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