It's less costly to prepare for climate change, which has already increased the chances for extreme heat wave conditions, than to suffer the kinds of losses that economists call the "costs of inaction."
Green Lantern is a deeply problematic comic book adventure, with structural and character development issues that should have felled the film. But like its title character, it overcomes its own weaknesses and embraces its flaws.
About 18 months after Avatar turned everyone into a 3D fanatic, the 'cool' factor is wearing off, as audiences are realizing that most 3D isn't going to blow their minds or take them to another world of immersion.
Rob Marshall's Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is a weightless, thoughtless, undisciplined and juvenile bore. Unlike the first picture, it gives us no characters worth caring about and no story worth following.