NYT: But enough about nuclear incineration threats to Guam. Let's talk about global warming

In Guam, the civil defense instructions were clear and direct: "Do not look at the flash or fireball – It can blind you," it said. "Take cover behind anything that might offer protection." "Remove your clothing to keep radioactive material from spreading. Removing the outer layer of clothing can remove up to 90% of radioactive material," read the guidelines of what to do if caught outside. Meanwhile, in San Diego, where I live, the local news stations have interviewed Guamanians living here, where there is a large community, and not surprisingly, the Guamanians say they are worried.  They are even planning a Roman Catholic Mass to pray for the deliverance of their island from the nuclear threat it is facing now. Guam has taken the most specific threat, but four other U.S. places have been threatened as well: San Diego; Austin; Washington, D.C.; and the Hawaiian islands. The U.K.'s Daily Star has made a map of...(Read Full Post)