Miller-McCune 14 December 2011.

What do most Americans know is happening, but few talk about?

Global warming.

Eighty-three percent of Americans believe the Earth is heating up, according to a recentReuters/Ipsons poll.

Yet most live as though global warming isn’t taking place, even while knowing that it is.

That’s understandable. Thinking about the life we’ve known on Earth changing inexorably, often in harmful ways, is so horrifying that you may feel like clicking away from this article right now. Who can stand such distressing feelings? …