Thursday, November 10, 2011

Warmist Jim Hansen: "increasing greenhouse gases will cause the rapid global warming of the past three decades to continue"

More from climate hoax promoter Jim Hansen

Science does show that business-as-usual fossil fuel emissions will cause atmospheric CO2 to continue to increase rapidly. The increasing greenhouse gases will cause the rapid global warming of the past three decades to continue, and this warming will cause the climate dice to become more and more loaded with greater and greater extreme events. The probability that this conclusion is wrong is about as close to zero as one can get.

Fortunately, it is not necessary to continue business-as-usual. In a paper that we are working on with a number of distinguished colleagues we argue that an appropriately rising price on carbon emissions could move the world to a clean energy future fast enough to limit further global warming to several tenths of a degree Celsius. Such a scenario is needed if we are to preserve life as we know it.

Must Act Now to Avoid Catastrophic Climate Change, Says International Energy Agency - Hit & Run : Reason Magazine

It never fails - just before every U.N. Climate Change Conference of the Parties convenes there is a rush of new
and alarming studies arguing that this is our last chance when it comes preventing catastrophic man-made global warming.
...Of course, the IEA's econometric calculations are based in part on a relatively high climate sensitivity.

Note: I will be reporting from the U.N. Climate Conference in Durban, South Africa in December.

1 comment:

SBVOR said...

Yeah, right, that will happen (just as soon as Comrade Hansen persuades the AMO to reverse course and start a new warming phase):

Also see the following analysis of the BEST data:

Although I've not yet posted it, I've done the same analysis on Hansen's GISS data and found a warming rate of 0.44C per century (even less than the long term warming of 0.5C per century described by Akasofu, 2010).