Note: I took this photograph of Nathan while our family was camping at Glacier National Park this summer. I submitted the text below as a letter to the editor of the Brookings Register a couple of days ago. I'm posting it to this blog in the airport in Sioux Falls, awaiting the flight Jihong and I will take to New York City.
Maybe your ears perked up last week when the accounting giant PriceWaterhouseCoopers announced its belief that we are only 20 years from global catastrophe, if the world’s governments don’t take swift, aggressive and coordinated measures against climate change. “The timeline,” it says, “is unforgiving.”