I'd read that the oceans were warming two to three times faster than the atmosphere, but this chart astonished me. If it doesn't enlarge, here's the close up.

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Still not warm enough to swim at Hook of Holland, but it´s really alarming. Here work is in progress to keep the country safe from the rising sea - I hate to think of how the delta dwellers unable to protect themselves will do.

The only solution that would work is for people to stop being greedy - let's tell that to bankers and entrepreneurs :-s

 

When people speak of greed, it sounds like a personal failing is at fault. When we talk about banks and corporations, I think about forcing essential institutional reforms. As long as people's incomes depend on destroying the planet, and if one person changed, someone else would step in to take a share of that gravy train, describing the problem as greed misses the point. This is a structural failing, not a lack of individual virtue.

I thought of it as institutional greed, but I´ll leave the exact wording in your hands - English is not my native language.

Thanks - interesting article!

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