October 22, 2008
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon MPA 1984 called Tuesday for the international community to move quickly and boldly in addressing urgent global challenges.
Magazine or Newspaper Article, John F. Kennedy School of Government Bulletin
Someone usually asks Holdren why we should be worried about it. Holdren, who has been thinking about climate change since the late 1960s, has a prepared list: “Heat waves, drought, wildfires, rising sea level, reduced agricultural productivity, damage to ocean fisheries, loss of coral reefs,” he says. “I mean, I have a much longer litany,” he reminds his audience. This isn’t just about beach erosion on Cape Cod or warmer summers in Europe, it’s about trying to preserve the conditions for our economic, social, and political well-being.