|US Drought Map, July 17, 2012. Click for source.|
I've always been an optimist on the adaptation of humans to climate change. However, I am a realist. While I know that we are currently not doing enough to mitigate the impacts of increased carbon emissions, I know that there are technologies available to us to improve the current situation. We are moving in the right direction. But, we need to continue to press for the implementation of new technologies and policies.