David Keith believes strong-arm strategies could soon be our last resort for reversing record levels of carbon in the atmosphere
By John Bradley
Posted 07.02.2010 at 10:00 am 22 Comments
In the 1992 film Unforgiven, Clint Eastwood spends most of the movie slowly and methodically avoiding violent confrontation with the bad guys before finally turning things around with a bloody burst of gunslinging. That’s something like the approach of Canadian physicist and environmental scientist David Keith. Except that his villain is climate change, and while he’s still doing everything he can to avoid a fight, Keith is also stockpiling ammo.
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