Global warming is real and underway

Global warming is real and underway
so much in the news recently related to new studies that Global Warming may be going on at twice the rate previously expected. reminds us in this cold weather to be careful what we wish for…

New Scientist: Soaring global warming ‘can’t be ruled out’
“The Earth may be much more sensitive to global warming than previously thought”

Union of Concerned Scientists: Global warming is real and underway
“mountain glaciers the world over are receding; the Arctic ice pack has lost about 40% of its thickness over the past four decades; the global sea level is rising about three times faster over the past 100 years compared to the previous 3,000 years”

Computer models indicate global warming
“The world’s climate may be more sensitive to rising levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases than previously believed”

“President George W. Bush has repeatedly rejected the accord as flawed and detrimental to American business interests.”

Bush needs to check out the EPA Global Warming SiteImpacts
“Rising global temperatures are expected to raise sea level, and change precipitation and other local climate conditions. Changing regional climate could alter forests, crop yields, and water supplies. It could also affect human health, animals, and many types of ecosystems. Deserts may expand into existing rangelands, and features of some of our National Parks may be permanently altered.”

Posted on January 28th, 2005 in Pressing Issues | Permalink