GOOD Looks at Ten Years of Climate Change, Local Food, and the Environment


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Good is taking a fine-grained look at the last ten years, rounding up the hot topics and significant events across a number of categories. Their look at the environment captures many of the key trends, summing up what they call "ten years of climate change, local food, and tipping points."They go on to explain:

This decade will be remembered, first and foremost, as the time we finally came around to understanding climate change—but failed to do anything about it. Such is the environmental paradox of the aughts. It was the decade during which we started as a society to take these grave environmental threats and challenges seriously. Yet during these same ten years, the threats and challenges hit overdrive, various tipping points were blown by, and warning signals were largely ignored. Will our newfound engagement be enough? Or have we come around too late?

Read more at GOOD.is
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