Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math

Bill McKibben calls this the ‘most important thing he’s written’ in years
156lostlakehiker
8/03/12 11:29:59 am
re: #154 LudwigVanQuixote We don't live in the water. We, unlike most large mammals, can tolerate altitudes of 15000 feet. We are a sturdy and adaptable species. If 5 percent of earth species survived the last time around, and a ...

Read the whole thing to see why. Excerpts below: But the real numbers we have to worry about are: And here’s why even that teetering-on-the-edge-of-safe two degrees is all too likely to be surpassed: It gets worse: This is why the GOP’s fossil-fuels-über-alles trajectory is so horrifically short-sighted and evil. …