By Robert K. Dixon

Jose Maria Figueres Olsen Former President Republic of Costa Rica The heated debate approximately worldwide weather switch maintains. a few say it's the gravest calamity our species has ever encountered. Others deny its life altogether. As with so much circumstances of human selection making, in reality probably someplace within the heart. The problem of this actual set of selections is the overpowering experience of uncertainty. technological know-how can't absolutely characteristic the climatic catastrophes taking place earlier than our eyes to expanding degrees of greenhouse gasoline concentrations. Neither can technological know-how turn out that severe occasions and warming tendencies are unrelated to human habit. fiscal versions, refined as they're, can't agree at the expenditures of decreasing carbon dioxide (C~) emissions in industrialized international locations. overseas negotiations are therefore mired within the morass of medical and financial uncertainty. The are just components of simple task within the entire debate. The frrst is the necessity for precaution. the aptitude affects are such, that the chance of inactivity is unaffordable to the human race. lower than the present country of information, mankind needs to take wary yet unequivocal steps to opposite present patterns.

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