Earth Day. Watched Avatar? How greed overtakes to get the UNOBTAINIUM to destabilize the interwoven biological constitution?? If we take shorter showers, spray less toxic chemicals, consume only what is necessary.....(Avoiding those unnecessary expensive items to impress people) WE DO NOT NEED EARTH DAY ONCE A YEAR.
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Below info: By SETH BORENSTEIN, AP Science Writer
"Back in the '70s, people felt the threat of environmental mistakes and misbehavior," Train said. "There was a real threat to your health and people knew that. Today, people will accept that as a general principal, but don't feel any immediate threat from climate change or indirect source pollution from farmers."
Last month was the hottest March on record worldwide. It was 1.4 degrees warmer than March 1970, according to NOAA.
The average temperatures for the last 40 years are higher than the rest of the 130 years of record-keeping, said Deke Arndt, head of climate monitoring at NOAA's National Climate Data Center.
And, this week, German scientists published an analysis in the scientific journal Nature that says the greenhouse gas agreement reached by some international leaders last December in Copenhagen would lead to a 10 to 20 percent increase in carbon dioxide levels in 2020.
That puts "in dire peril" chances for limiting the effects of warming, the researchers said.
Still, the White House's Sutley is optimistic.
"The Cuyahoga River is not on fire anymore, and air quality in Los Angeles is not as bad as it was 40 years ago. I think people get those connections," Sutley said. "People get that something is changing about our climate."