Sustainability Packaged Effectively - A blog by Andrea Learned

Jan 18, 2011 12:08 PM ET

Sustainability Packaged Effectively

I don’t often post quick links, but this article in the U.K.’s Daily Mail spoke to me of my latest obsession – sustainability hidden in plain sight.  Except this time, it is sustainability packaged in a way that will resonate with a lot of previous naysayers.  If greed and the U.S. Navy won’t convince people about climate change, nothing will.

Here’s a quote noting the perspective of Rear Admiral David Titley – a sea warrior, passionate scientist, and… the U.S. Navy’s chief oceanographer and director of its climate change task force:

As a military strategist, Titley is planning for this. But he also fears a warmer world. He fears more failed states, chaos if the monsoon switches off and hundreds of millions of Asians go hungry, and rising sea levels resulting in millions of angry migrants washing round the planet like environmental flotsam.

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