Changing The Climate

Issue 12  Winter 2000
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Signs of an increasingly chaotic climate are turning up in flooded towns, melting ice caps, starving wildlife, and overheated cities. Scientists are warning us—the time to act is now. Winter 2000.
The Global Warming Crisis

We are in the midst of a global experiment on Earth's climate - what's at stake are the systems that support life. Scientists are warning us: the time to act is now.

China's Living Water Garden

A polluted river in China becomes the site of a water park that provides a safe place for children's play, a celebration of water's beauty, and a cleansing of the water itself.

Taking Stock

YES! intern Jennifer McCullough takes the Kyoto carbon limits to heart and calculates how she (and we) can become climate cool.