Friday, December 18, 2009

OK - But when will this happen? I want to mark my calendar.

How convenient, and a novel approach at that. I suspect that this is just another puff piece to add to the massive lobbying effort pushing for wealth transfers. Copenhagen will be over by the time anyone is able to check this out.

Earth's Polar Ice Sheets Vulnerable to Even Moderate Global Warming; New Orleans, Much of Southern Florida, Expected to Be Permanently Submerged

A new analysis of the geological record of the Earth's sea level, carried out by scientists at Princeton and Harvard universities and published in the Dec. 16 issue of Nature, employs a novel statistical approach that reveals the planet's polar ice sheets are vulnerable to large-scale melting even under moderate global warming scenarios. Such melting would lead to a large and relatively rapid rise in global sea level. Read more.

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