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"I wrote the first book for a general audience on global warming back in
1989, and I've spent the subsequent 21 years working on the issue. I'm
a mild-mannered guy, a Methodist Sunday School teacher. Not quick to
anger. So what I want to say is: this is fucked up. The time has come
to get mad, and then to get busy."
--Bestselling author and environmentalist Bill McKibben, urging readers of The Huffington Post and TomDispatch.com to shame politicians into action on global warming
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