Here is an article about global climate change but with a message that applies equally to all of the great crises of today.
CLIMATE OF HOPE
By Kevin Sweeney
April 4, 2006
Link to Article
Global warming is the worst news of our time. But pessimism saps our will. It's time to embrace the challenge, and call boldly on Americans to win the fight of a lifetime.
All of this [various presentations of climate change] should be good news because it offers Americans a better handle on climate change. But it's not all good news, largely because it's all bad news. Really bad news. Something is missing from all of these stories: hope.