Author: Daniel Hoyer
Without a doubt, global climate change is one of the biggest hot-button issues in the world today. The world is getting hotter, led mainly, we are told, by the ever-increasing burning of fossil fuels to power our modern lives. This has already started to affect many facets of our lives in major ways, from growing numbers and severity of droughts, hurricanes, and other severe weather, to crop failures and rising prices of necessary foodstuffs, to mounting tensions and threat of conflict around the world. This is not, of course, news. But what is surprising is that this story may also not be new.