In reality, after his big speeches were done, Obama has been more listless than tireless in addressing the problem of climate change.
This report offers yet one more reason for the abandonment of airplanes as a significant means of intracontinental travel, in favor of more efficient methods of long distance travel, such as trains. Over a hundred years after the Wright Brothers went hop, skip and jump, it’s time for us to get over the gee whiz reaction to the invention of the airplane. Yes, we can fly, but to fly as much as we do is profoundly unwise.
This afternoon, I went to the airport 2 hours early to make time for security checks, sat on the airplane for 30 minutes before takeoff, flew for an hour and a half, and waited for another half hour for my baggage before driving 45 minutes