May 14, 2012

Wedges in Vogue

Apparently this season, wedges are in – I’m talking about climate wedges, not the shoes! Scientists are mobilizing people into Green Action with a wedge plan known as a “stabilization triangle.” What’s super clear about this is the time limit for stabilizing the climate: The goals of the stabilization triangle must be achieved over the next ten years, which isn’t much time!

Princeton’s Environmental Institute has more info:

http://cmi.princeton.edu/wedges/intro.php

And MSNBC host Chris Hayes does a good job explaining the plan with some images that help to clarify both the problem and the solution:


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