Many of the same development vs. environment issues we see in Salem, Massachusetts are repeated for the Navajo who are considering a new coal-fired power plant.
By the way, did you know I had coffee on the deck of the Friendship yesterday?
If you grew up in New England, then you know that you just have to wait a few hours--the weather will change. Are New England winters too cold with too much snow? Or are the summers too hot? Then just wait--without your relocating to a warmer climate, global warming will move the climate in your state to a warmer place.
Al Gore searches for a new framework for understanding and action:
Today the most pressing problems for humankind include global warming and pollution. Our political systems do not seem robust enough to respond to the impending disasters heralded by climate change.
We are a nation asleep. Millions of Americans don't get enough restful sleep. If life were like a fairy tale, sleep disorders including sleep apnea would not still be a major public health problem.
Seeing History and the Environment in Salem, MA
Salem is a proud city with a proud past. As tourists, we see grand homes and sailing ships, shops with witch costumes, cobbled streets, and a once-busy harbor. It also has hidden areas of great natural beauty. If we look only at the surface, we make pretty photographs that tell a surface story. However, if we bring some background knowledge and thought to interpret what we see, we may see things in a different light. More, with photographs: Salem's Global Warming... http://www.photoluminations.com/assignments/salem/salem-warming.html