The US and China reached an agreement today addressing climate change. It actually doesn't matter what the agreement states, because any agreement is better than the complete inaction of those two countries. Having worked on both the technical and political aspects of climate change, I have nothing good to say about those who are skeptical of the science yet have not taken the time to understand it! On the other side, there are very real political concerns which make the implementation of agreements - particularly those which involve emission caps - very difficult.
My song for today, popularized by Richie Havens, reminds us of our link to the natural world: Follow