As cruel as disasters can be, they can also bring needed change and even miracles.
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Issue of the Year: The Environment
THE astonishing achievement of the year,” says Ecologist Lamont Cole of Cornell, “is that people are finally aware of the size of the problem.” They can hardly avoid it. In 1970, the cause that once concerned lonely crusaders like Rachel Carson became a national issue that at times verged on a national obsession; it appealed even to people normally enraged by attacks on the status quo
Nuclear-Fuel Storage to Be Probed in U.S. Safety Study
From Rwanda to Bosnia: Devastating impact of world’s tragedies
Church collapse in Nepal kills at least 23
The Human Cost of Climate Change
Climate Change: The Anatomy of a Silent Crisis The Global Humanitarian Forum; 117 pages Download the PDF The Gist: Quick: What does global warming look like A forlorn polar bear stuck on a splintering glacier makes for a gripping visual, but a new report says there are millions of climate-change victims we don’t see and many look just like us.