Can the conversation at least start?
7 September 2012
Very visual data on the widening distribution (extreme weather) and shifting (hotter) climate change over the past 60 years. Firstly without agreeing on the cause, can we at least all agree that climate looks to be changing? Greenland and the Arctic’s summer melt this year is off the charts since back before the last ice age. It’s also a simple matter of physics that more CO2 and Methane in the atmosphere will cause rising temperatures. Frozen methane in the Tundra is being released for the first time in Millennia. CO2 in the atmosphere is up, Methane up, both rising faster every year.
We don’t understand the ways the earth will react to these changes. If we get rising oceans, they are potentially cataclysmic and can force significant change in where we live and grow food.
Can we at least have honest conversations about climate change?