November 21, 2009
By Bishop William Chris Boerger
The Bellingham Herald
Extreme weather, rising sea levels, and drought are taking an awful toll on the poorest of people, while leaving no one unaffected. From Alaska to Georgia to Kenya, the bill for global warming pollution is coming due.
Scientists now predict that summer arctic sea ice may be completely gone within ten to twenty years. While frightening, that prediction may not mean a lot to those of us who live near the shores of Puget Sound.