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Motorcoaches and Climate Change

Even while roughly 18 feet of Iceland melt every year, there are plenty of Americans who do not believe in climate change. As in Iceland, everyone does in the South Sea islands, where the coastline is receding dramatically. But this belief is not as universal in huge countries like the United States where weather patterns were vastly different long before any notion of climate change emerged, and long before some of the forces that led to it, like large-scale fossil fuel consumption, even existed. (In the 19th Century, the sixth-largest industry was whaling!) This is not true of every contributing