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Former Utne Reader senior editor Keith Goetzman on environmental issues from climate change to composting.

As Goes the Oil Spill, So Goes Climate Change

 by Keith Goetzman

Tags: Keith Goetzman, environment, climate change, oil spill, BP oil spill, environmental disaster, politics, energy, Bradford Plumer, The New Republic,

If the BP oil spill were a practice drill for an even larger environmental disaster—say, out-of-control climate change—our society and particularly our leaders have failed the drill with their ineffective response. Bradford Plumer of The New Republic describes what “absolutely terrifies” him about the spill:

Source: The New Republic