National Academy of Science Warns of Sudden Climate Shift

Previous climate shifts have been sudden and occur over relative short period of time, warns NAS report.

Published: 07-Mar-2002

by Jeremy Rifkin

We live in a world that has become so desensitised by watching calamities unfold on global television - both natural and human-induced - that it takes something really spectacular even to get our attention.

And it usually has to be visually dramatic to register, much less elicit a deep emotional response - such as the tragic events of September 11.

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