...various projections suggest that the degree of change will become dramatic by the middle of the 21st century, exceeding anything seen in nature during the past 10,000 years. Although some regions may benefit for a time, overall the alterations are expected to be disruptive or even severe.The Human Impact on Climate; December 1999; Scientific American Magazine It's refreshing that the debate has mostly moved away from the causes of climate change and toward the best way to cope with it. Carbon cap and trade? Investment in breakthrough technology? Simply learning to live with a warmer earth? What do YOU think about the committee's decision to award the Prize to Al Gore and the IPCC?