But what should be done first? Worldchanging.com asked "the smartest, most interesting people [they] know to answer the following question":
In 100 words or less, what should the next president do in his first 100 days to address the planet's most pressing problems?
Click here to see the fascinating answers--and you can comment there as well.
Wouldn't it be awesome for your phone to ring, and President-Elect Obama was on the line, asking YOU what you believe are the the most pressing issues and how do you suggest he handle them? So, I ask you, members of the Tarleton community: What do you suggest?
(Personally, I am going to hop over to 350.org and post an invitation to him to the UN Climate meetings.)