Whilst most people are trying to keep rising temperatures to 2°, the bad news is that we are on course for the worst case climate change scenario of massive 6° by the end of the Century. Such a rise – which would be much higher nearer the poles – would be totally and utterly catastrophic … Read More
Can politicians really tackle the greatest peril to humanity?
It is already being billed as the most chaotic G8 ever. And that’s before it has even started. The Italian host, Silvio Berlusconi is facing a political crisis at home over his private antics as well as questions about hosting the venue in an active earth quake zone. All the back-stage bickering threatens to undermine … Read More
Poll: Majority of Scientists Believe 2C Rise Inevitable
For many scientists and politicians a 2 degrees centigrade rise is the threshold which we cannot afford to cross. For example, the IPCC has long argued that climate impacts will significantly increase, if and when, global temperatures rise 2 degrees C or more above pre-industrial levels. Based on the science, the EU’s stated political objective … Read More
Welcome to 2030: Refugees in Antarctica, bio-warfare over water….
If you think that the events of the last few weeks have been unprecedented, they are mild compared to the bumper roller-coaster ride you are in store for because of climate change. A set of possible future scenarios for 2030 envisages refugees in Antarctica, a virtual Olympics, and bio-warfare over water. Developed by the British … Read More