Scare Story Of The Week: Global temperatures will rise 6C by end of century

The Guardian – Global temperatures are on a path to rise by an average of 6C by the end of the century as CO2 emissions increase and the Earth’s natural ability to absorb the gas declines, according to a major new study. Scientists said that CO2 emissions have risen by 29% in the past decade alone and called for urgent action by leaders at the UN climate talks in Copenhagen to agree drastic emissions cuts in order to avoid dangerous climate change.The news will give greater urgency to the diplomatic manoeuvring before the Copenhagen summit.  Read Article

Ed – Even if the proportion of CO2 in the atmosphere did rise from 0.038% to 0.041% as they are warning, CO2 levels have been historically considerably higher and yet the Earth hasn’t boiled (in fact often it has gone into ice ages at the same time). Other than the trillions of dollars set to be made by a few, why is this different?

One thought on “Scare Story Of The Week: Global temperatures will rise 6C by end of century

  1. “Global temperatures are on a path to rise by an average of 6C by the end of the century”

    I could possibly believe that if they could get tomorrow’s weather correct , what a load of codswhallop .

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