The issue of sustainability and its relation to global warming pervades present-day popular press in a manner that could not have been conceived just a few years ago. There is clear consensus among the scientific community that carbon-dioxide-producing human behaviors are closely linked to and a primary cause of global warming and that continuing without acting differently is unsustainable and holds disastrous consequences for humanity as a virtual certainty. Not the least of these virtually certain consequences is the creation of groups of environmental refugees on a massive scale, as regions of the earth cease to be inhabitable. There…
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