The New York Times has published “Climate Disruption Is Now Locked In …” an extensive article addressing our options moving forward.
While said about climate change, two quotations stand out and are directly applicable to water issues in New Mexico:
“There’s too much complexity and, frankly, too much that needs to be changed, that we’re flitting from one concern to another,” she [Susan Cutter, University of South Carolina] said.
“What’s beautiful about the human species is that we have the free will to decide our own fate,” said Ilona Otto, a climate scientist at the Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change. “We have the agency to take courageous decisions and do what’s needed,” she said. “If we choose.”