Saturday, June 25, 2011

We need to educate people about the very real and immediate dangers of fossil fuels. Since 2005, more and more studies have shown a correlation between air pollution and deaths from heart attacks, strokes, lung disease. The latest study is dramatic -- an increase in heart attacks for two days every time air pollution spikes. See New Study Finds Air Pollution May Trigger Heart Attacks So, yes, we need to educate about climate change. But most people have trouble getting worked up about something that might happen 50 or 100 years from now. Tell them that they might die tomorrow, and maybe we'll get their attention.

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