Archive for April 2008

The 2% Solution

Apr 27th, 2008 | By John Waller | Category: Essay

In 2007, the United States spent approximately $627 billion for its military operations including the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a little more then one fifth of the entire $2.9 trillion budget (1). This staggering sum was spent to ensure the safety of America and its citizens, and not surprisingly, nearly all of this money [...]

Do Something Now (Before It’s Too Late)

Apr 22nd, 2008 | By John Waller | Category: Climate Change, Poetry

At the ends of the Earth, ancient glaciers disappear Its warmer there now than it’s been for thousands of years.   Ice shelves collapse and melt away   Caused by things we do every day, And if we don’t do something now   It may be too late. In the forest of rain in the South American Amazon [...]