Global Warming Is Found to Be Past ‘Tipping Point’
Posted on Feb 11, 2006
The Independent: A crucial global warming “tipping point” for the Earth, highlighted only last week by the British Government, has already been passed, with devastating consequences.
Research commissioned by The Independent reveals that the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has now crossed a threshold, set down by scientists from around the world at a conference in Britain last year, beyond which really dangerous climate change is likely to be unstoppable. | story
Truthdig says: Hey, if this turns out to be true, a populist movement might induce General Motors to up its fuel efficiency standards by 10% over the next 17 years.
Arctic caps will be among the first pieces of ice to melt should the Earth’s mean temperature rise two degrees.