Tag Archives: Carbon Emissions

Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study

by Mark Kinver, BBC News: Science & Environment

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 that an increase of 1C (1.8F) will release an additional 55 billion tonnes of carbon into the atmosphere by 2050. Continue reading Earth warming to climate tipping point, warns study

Physics Doesn’t Care Who Was Elected President

by Brian Kahn, Scientific American

Eight worrisome climate patterns are well underway, regardless of politics

Donald Trump has said climate change is a Chinese hoax. His presidency raises the prospect of a climate denier atop the Environmental Protection Agency and an oil and gas billionaire running the Energy Department. He could pull the U.S.—and its 15 percent of all global carbon emissions—out of the Paris Agreement.

This information has made his supporters happy and his detractors furious. This information also matters not one iota to the climate. Continue reading Physics Doesn’t Care Who Was Elected President