Re: Climate Change, Bill McKibben
From: Adam Cohen (
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 04:56:11 -0700 (PDT)
Transition town movement is a starting place for those who have not
discovered it.

On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 3:49 AM, Marganne Meyer <marganne [at]>wrote:

> At 9:20 AM -0400 6/13/10, Sharon Villines wrote:
>> On Jun 12, 2010, at 12:28 PM, Adam Cohen wrote:
>>   Bill is exactly right.  As Amory Lovins has said, "Global Weirding  is
>>> here".
>>>  I have taken to advising my clients to adapt to the change and  prepare
>>> for
>>>  more extremes in the short run.
>> What do you advise them to do?
> Ditto. I'd like to read about how climates are predicted to change. For
> instance, where I live keeps getting hotter and hotter each year and,
> overall, we have more drought. Is it too simple to think a move north would
> be toward lower temps and more water?
> The other thing that seems a big concern is availability of water. Not sure
> what information supports this or suggests if it will be world-wide or
> regional. I live in an area subject to high fire danger -- low humidity,
> high temps. We've already had the start of fire season, which is a bit
> earlier each year.
> So many factors to think about. I'd like to try and make plans that might
> help avoid some of the predicted changes, even though it's not necessarily a
> hard science. Choosing where and how to build a house or how to refurbish an
> existing home to anticipate potential changes is something many people in
> this early stage are interested in knowing.
> Is there another mailing list or web site anyone can suggest that might
> deal with this topic so this list isn't overwhelmed with climate change
> questions?
> Cheers!
> Marganne

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