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Climate change or earth change VIEWPOINTS Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz 04/22/2012

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Climate change or earth change

Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz
Which is what? Is it climate change that causes Earth change? Is it Earth change that affects climate change? Or is one simply giving rise to the other? Or are they in fact one and the same composite natural phenomenon?

This issue is not really unlike the interesting — and allegedly — profound century old question: Which is first, the hen or the egg? Round and round the answers go. If the chicken is first, then where is the egg it came from? If the egg is first, then where is the chicken that laid it?

The matter of climate change has been long since hogging the attention of people the world over. Foreign and local media continuously bring to focus either the great wonder of or the big fear about the changing climate all over the globe. Initiated by a known and familiar political figure in North America, he said that the ongoing change in the climate has been the origin of the large and significant movements of the soil — especially in the form of frequent strong earthquakes — not to mention the frequent deluge of water that causes frequent and destructive floods which in turn annihilates rice fields, roads, bridges and so on..... MORE

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