Answers to Notable ... and Quotable

The correct sources of the quotations posted with this update:

1. "What we need to do is nothing short of decarbonizing the entire global economy." E. Mohamed Nasheed, the Maldives' president, in New York Times magazine, May 10, 2009.
2. "We call for a public health movement that frames the threat of climate change for humankind as a health issue." A. Anthony Costello et al, authors of "Managing the Health Effects of Climate Change," released in Lancet, May 16, 2009, issue.
3. "Too many doctors have been silent for too long about the importance of climate change to the future of health and health services." F. Editors of Lancet, in the editorial, "A Commission on Climate Change," May 16, 2009.
4. "We're trying to give them phrases that work. If you call it 'clean energy dividend' ... almost anything other than 'cap and trade,' you'll get people responding a lot more favorably." C. Robert Perkowitz, president of ecoAmerica, a nonprofit poll organization (see article).
5. "The geology is complex, but it boils down to this: Relieved of billions of tons of glacial weight, the land has risen much as a cushion regains its shape after someone gets up from a couch. The land is ascending so fast that the rising seas - a ubiquitous byproduct of global warming - cannot keep pace." B. Cornelia Dean, The New York Times, May 18, 2009, in "As Alaska Glaciers Melt, It's Land That's Rising."
6. "The real debate among journalists about possible forms of payment (subscriptions, NPR-style donations, iTunes-style micropayments, foundation grants) is inside baseball. So is the acrimonious sniping between old media and new. The real question is for the public, not journalists: Does it want to pony up for news, whatever the media that prevail?" D. Frank Rich, The New York Times, in "The American Press on Suicide Watch," May 10, 2009 (see article).

May 19, 2009