IAN ANDERSON OF JETHRO TULL ON CLIMATE CHANGE, EATING MEAT

The Extinction Chronicles

http://www.newsweek.com/ian-anderson-jethro-tull-climate-change-prog-rock-eagles-619848

Excerpt:

Over the years, Jethro Tull has explored issues relating to the environment, including climate change.
My interest in climate change goes back to about 1974. There was a track released on the War Child album called “Skating Away on the Thin Ice of a New Day,” which was a piece talking about climate change. Albeit in the 1970s, it was thought that we were possibly heading towards another age of global cooling—a mini ice age. In fact, scientists then had got it wrong because when the ice core samples started to kick in in the ’80s, and the reality began to emerge, of gradual incremental change, then global heating became the likely prediction, and of course that, for the last 10, 15 years, has been the agreed likely future of the planet aggravated in part, I’m sure, with what we would call natural change in climate but certainly…

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2 thoughts on “IAN ANDERSON OF JETHRO TULL ON CLIMATE CHANGE, EATING MEAT

  1. He’s so right – sometimes, air travel cannot be avoided. But for those who think nothing of jetting here and there at the drop of a hat, and then lecture others about climate change, makes one wonder. Why do so few question that? I guess it makes people think that something is being done, while they don’t have to make any changes to their lifestyles.

  2. It also shows just how long these things have been ‘talked’ about, and yet not much progress has been made, and we’re still ‘talking’ about it.

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