(CNN) - Six-term Sen. Richard Lugar, who CNN projected would lose his bid for the GOP Senate nomination in Indiana, issued the following statement shortly after his concession speech Tuesday night...[Lugar] Republicans cannot admit to any nuance in policy on climate change.
Rising carbon dioxide levels will most likely cause the global average temperature to rise two degrees by 2052, the Club of Rome think tank has said in a report.
Failure to come up with a coordinated solution to address the issue of global warming will lead to a dangerous warming of the Earth’s climate, the report published by Norwegian academic Jorgen Randers says. The paper, titled “2052: A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years” even raises the possibility that humankind might not survive if it continues on its path of over-consumption and short-termism.
Kolbert, a former staff writer for The New York Times, will lecture on lessons learned from her tireless reportage on climate change, focusing on what can be done to save the planet. She is the final speaker in the 2012 Wallace Stegner Lecture series hosted by Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST).
The lecture will detail parallels between modern society and lost civilizations, and break apart the real science behind global warming from the politics that mask public understanding of it