To me there is really no doubt that the biggest problem confronting us right now is global warming. We can lessen its impact by taking active steps to reduce our contribution to the problem, we will have to make adjustments, and all will suffer to one degree or another.
Recently I discovered an analysis of the problem by a man named Saul Griffith. Here is a link to a rather fast presentatuion of his quantitative analysis of the situation. –
Follow this link and you’ll see many reminders of the validity of the old maxim, taught in statistics classes.
(I found this on boingboing.net .)
I recently had the pleasure of attending an end of the season concert by the Encore Wind Ensemble. It was thoroughly enjoyable. They played a Charles Ives piece for their final encore of the season.
They are a group of really talented musicians. If you have an interest, more information is at their website. – http://encorewind.com/