Jeremy Rifkin: The Future

If I had to pick three words to describe this interview with Jeremy Rifkin, they would be terrifying, informative, and uplifting.

Why? Watch it and find out. A great interview.

Mind you, if you pay attention, he also says we’re about to be hit by another financial crisis. Sadly I think he’s right on the money, and this time Canada won’t be safe.

Rob

The Conversion of a Climate-Change Skeptic – NYTimes.com

CALL me a converted skeptic. Three years ago I identified problems in previous climate studies that, in my mind, threw doubt on the very existence of global warming. Last year, following an intensive research effort involving a dozen scientists, I concluded that global warming was real and that the prior estimates of the rate of warming were correct. I’m now going a step further: Humans are almost entirely the cause.

via The Conversion of a Climate-Change Skeptic – NYTimes.com.