Friday, November 09, 2012

Revkin on the possibility of carbon dioxide causing the temperature to rise one or two tenths of a degree per decade: "gird for surprises"

Science Panel Warns Spy Agencies Are in the Dark on Risks from Warming -
One fact is clear, according to a report issued today by a panel convened by the National Academy of Sciences at the behest of United States intelligence agencies: The country lacks the capacity to clarify what lies ahead as greenhouse heating continues, so gird for surprises.
Unabated emissions of greenhouse gases are bound to cause trouble [are they?] in an era of peak human populations and appetites, so efforts to shift from energy menus dominated by fossil fuels are a very good idea.

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