Word Up: Bill McKibben on the Climate

"We're in the same position we've been in for a quarter-century: scientific warning followed by political inaction. Among scientists speaking off the record, disgusted candor is the rule. One senior scientist told me, 'You know those new cigarette packs, where governments make them put a picture of someone with a hole in their throats? Gas pumps should have something like that.' " -- from Bill McKibben's Rolling Stone piece, "Global Warming's Terrifying New Math"