Wednesday, April 18, 2007

the power of green

Thomas Friedman, the well-known NYT columnist, has for some time been talking about the great need for America to go truly green as a national imperative. Green is the new patriotism, he argues. By becoming green, America will be more secure and economically independent, let alone help to reduce the effects of global climate change.

In this Sunday's NYT Magazine, he has an article explaining his views on this very topic. I started to read it, but haven't had the chance to complete it yet.

Read it here.

In connection with concerns about the ill-effects of global climate change, NPR interviewed Gen. Tony Zinni (Ret.) about the military's concerns about how a changing planet may impact its ability and missions. Listen here.


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