In 2018 Global Carbon Emissions are still rapidly climbing

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After flattening out for a few years between 2014 and 2016 the overall rates of Global carbon emissions in 2018 have once again reverted back to their rapid upwards trend. Translation: if this does not change very soon, then we are well and truly F**ked. Here are the numbers. Where do these numbers come from? … Read moreIn 2018 Global Carbon Emissions are still rapidly climbing

#climate – Why is a further increase of 1C potentially a tipping point?

The BBC has a story about a new paper that highlights a source of carbon that has not been previously considered …. Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study A warmer world will release vast volumes of carbon into the atmosphere, potentially triggering dangerous climate change, scientists warn.  Writing in journal Nature, they project … Read more#climate – Why is a further increase of 1C potentially a tipping point?

I’m a Climate skeptic

I’m a climate skeptic … however, what I do not mean is that I refute the concept of man-made climate change, because the evidence for that is clear. No instead I’m skeptical that we will do anything about it , but will instead carry on tinkering around the edges, doing a few small things, but will continue to not make the really big decisions. Its almost like the folks who pop a few vitamin pills, and by doing so create a false sense of security, and so carry on gorging themselves on mountains of junk food until they hit a tipping point and an overworked heart stops.

“Oh but wait”, you say, “we have lots happening, lots of meetings to agree targets, electric cars, we all re-cycle”. All true, but sadly it is simply not enough, the latest evidence I bring to the table is a leaked report that …. well here it is, read it for yourselves :

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