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JAM AT STEWART PARK (photo by Mike Ludgate)
Imam Johari Abdul Malik, Director of Outreach at the Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center, called for greater political engagement: “We are fasting. But there are people in the world who are starving because of how we abuse the earth. For the world to adjust to the climate, we must adjust our behavior. If the government won’t change, we must change the government.”http://thinkprogress.org/climate/issue/
Joe Bageant: "Even the threat of toasting planetary life is not enough to shake Americans loose from this disconnect. As Professor Emeritus of Natural Resources and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Guy R. McPherson points out, “79.6% of respondents to a Scientific American poll are unwilling to forgo even a single penny to forestall the risk of catastrophic climate change. Scientific American readers undoubtedly are better informed than the general populace. And yet they won’t pay a thing to avoid extinction of our species. Kinda makes you warm and fuzzy all over, doesn’t it?” Let us pray the next generation is a tad sharper." http://coldtype.net/Assets.11/pdfs/0111.Joe.Culture.pdf