By the Way, Your Home Is on Fire

By Rebecca Solnit

The Climate of Change and the Dangers of Stasis

Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com

As the San Francisco bureaucrats on the dais murmured about why they weren’t getting anywhere near what we in the audience passionately hoped for, asked for, and worked for, my mind began to wander. I began to think of another sunny day on the other side of the country 13 years earlier, when nothing happened the way anyone expected. I had met a survivor of that day who told me his story.

A high-powered financial executive, he had just arrived on the 66th floor of his office building …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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