Letters: Apr. 24, 2006

Earth at the Tipping Point

Environmentalists and green-leaning readers applauded the urgency of our special report, which argued that the debate is over--global warming has tipped the climate of the planet into crisis. But others called our stories alarmist and questioned whether humanity can affect the forces of nature

Your special report on global warming [April 3] was thoroughly terrifying, for which I thank you. For too long has this issue been casually dismissed as a problem to be dealt with in the future. Why fret about a seemingly distant catastrophe when there exists a plethora of world-destroying crises to be...

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