“Global warming is no longer a philosophical threat, no longer a future threat, no longer a threat at all. It’s our reality…. We need now to to understand the world we’ve created, and consider–urgently–how to live in it.” From Eaarth, by Bill McKibben
I want people to consider what would have happened in the Philippines if, say, 50 Gustavus students had been in danger’s way during the recent typhoon. I imagine they’d have been a top evacuation priority. If every University student in Minnesota had been? Probably the same.