Monday, March 31, 2014

Global Warming - Believe or Not?

Today's news:  Global warming dials up our risks, UN report says   "If the world doesn't cut pollution of heat-trapping gases, the already noticeable harms of global warming could spiral "out of control," the head of a United Nations scientific panel warned Monday."

In our every deliberation, we must consider the impact of our decisions on the next seven generations. -- From The Great Law of The Iroquois Confederacy

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi: I want to realize brotherhood or identity not merely with the beings called human, but I want to realize identity with all life, even with such things as crawl upon earth.
Natural Disasters in US - March 2014:

Prayers offered for Washington state mudslide victims as toll climbs
Experts ID fault that could unleash ‘earthquake from hell’ on L.A.
Relentless rain floods roads, opens sinkholes, ties up traffic
Sinkhole large enough to swallow FIVE BUSES opens up beneath busy Detroit street
Weather Service Confirms Tornado In 2 NC Towns
Drought Conditions Intensify Wildfire Fears; Cal Fire Adds Staff Early
Cleanup continues after EF-0 tornado hits Lake Nona, FL community

American Indian Commandments

Sacred Instructions Given By The Creator To Native People At The Time Of Creation
Treat the Earth and all that dwell thereon with respect.
Remain close to the Great Spirit.
Show great respect for your fellow beings.
Work together for the benefit of all Mankind.
Give assistance and kindness wherever needed.
Do what you know to be right.
Look after the well being of mind and body.
Dedicate a share of your efforts to the greater good.
Be truthful and honest at all times.
Take full responsibility for your actions.
Treat the earth and all of her aspects as your mother. Show deep respect for the mineral world, the plant world, and the animal world. Do nothing to pollute our Mother, rise up with wisdom to defend her.

Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that issued the 32-volume, 2,610-page report. Climate change will worsen problems that society already has, such as poverty, sickness, violence and refugees, according to the report. And on the other end, it will act as a brake slowing down the benefits of a modernizing society, such as regular economic growth and more efficient crop production, it says.