would the north american public develop a larger awareness? i doubt it.
that said, I have found the media comparisons between the new orleans
disaster and the third world to say the least outraging for all of us that
live in the developing world. time of crisis make ethnocentrism to flourish.
> Not to distract from immediate responses to Katrina, but to indicate the need to think and act over multiple timescales, through multiple avenues, here's acouple of links, indicating that (1) these kinds of storms were not only predicted, but are expected to continue, and that (2) the white house won't do anything about the underlaying cause.
> The links between hurricanes and climate change
> Global Warming Negotiations Must Move Forward Without the United States
>> The MIT opened in its home page the following web page:
>> Contribute Ideas for Hurricane Katrina Recovery
>> There, 2 people wrote:
>> Darcy 1991 Thursday September 1, 2005 7:17pm
>> MIT should consider letting students from Xaxier, Tulane and other schools
>> in for a term while New Orleans is underwater.
>> Other schools including Penn and Georgia State are making such offers.
>> Tiffany Kosolcharoen 2006 Thursday September 1, 2005 6:47pm
>> At the University of Pennsylvania, my sister said qualified
>> Philadelphia-area students enrolled in universities at the hurricane
>> stricken areas have the opportunity to take fall semester classes at Penn.
>> Faculty will also be offered a paid leave to volunteer.
>> Penn's leadership in extending admission to displaced students, whose
>> tuition will go towards rebuilding their New Orleans universities, is a
>> paragon to follow.
>> Tulane's president keeps an ongoing diary on the webpage of Tulane
>> David D. Preiss
>> home page: http://pantheon.yale.edu/~ddp6/
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