Driving the last thousand miles of a 5000 mile trip about the west, I have experienced the drought and climate change firsthand. From the corn rows dead in the fields of Iowa and Nebraska, to the overwhelming smoke poisoning the air in Idaho and making it look like Mexico City's, where I lived for six years.
Now on Interstate 90 in South Dakota we were part of a mass of traffic that was stopped late this afternoon, stopped dead by fires on either side of the road, turning many of us around to overnight from where we'd come. Miles of Interstate closed east and west for 15 miles. Didn't hear of it between The Voice and Storage Wars? Might want to reconsider your television options.
Mother Nature is literally burning up and let me make this perfectly clear...humanity had better take note. Global climate change isn't some menopause joke for the science-phobics. It's real. It's outside your window. Really.
Ask the UK who this spring had drought and flooding, almost at the same time.
Ask the agro-business professionals who count off on their fingers the record problems worldwide, running out of fingers to do so.
Ask the traders finding beans in the teens the new normal.
Cry out to the lazy politicians to enact laws to protect the environment to protect yourself, and all of us. Do it, if for no other reason than your children or other younger people. It may be too late, but consider Don Quixote, do the impossible.