The New York Times reported April 17 on a new poll showing an uptick in the number of people who are connecting the dots between extreme weather events and global warming. That’s good news, because more Americans may be willing to join the mass movement spearheaded by 350.org to put pressure on leaders to take dramatic action to slow carbon emissions, the main cause of climate change. Connect the Dots just happens to be the motto for 350.org’s next international day of action, May 5, Climate Impacts Day, designed to call attention to the link between weather extremes and climate change. Sign up for an action near you or start one in your community. The NYT article, with a great photo of one of last week’s tornadoes, is here; if you want to read just a summary, go to the 350.org blog.
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