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Business as Usual: + 10 deg F by 2090.
This Project was a Big Eye-Opener –
Three years ago, when starting research, there was cautious optimism. Progress seemed to be taking place, toward a sustainable planet:
- News about solar & wind power,
- The Paris climate accord, and
- Productivity in agriculture,
But more digging uncovered many ugly “Earth Worms” – Statistics that are impossible to ignore, like the ones below. As hard data sinks in, turn to some of the proposed Solutions.
- The US eia forecasts fossil fuel growth through 2040, with only
17% of energy from renewables like solar and wind.
- Hurricanes have doubled in number and intensity since y2000.
- 4 Planet Earths are required for a western lifestyle.
- By mid-century, the climate will be crazy
Business as Usual ===> + 10 deg F by 2090
Yes, that’s an average 10 deg F. temperature increase by the end of the century. Catastrophic. A Great Extinction event.
MAP SOURCE – DOWNLOAD: Global Climate Change Impacts on the US, report by 13 United States Government science bodies. Graphs are on page 29. -> Open Acrobat Reader before opening the file.
Business as usual is the Higher Emissions Scenario at the top. It throws the world straight into temperatures of 3 million years ago, by mid-century, never before experienced by humans. The world was hot and inhospitable then. By the end of the century, temperatures are like those of 50 million years ago, the last great extinction event, at + 10 deg F. Palm trees were growing in the arctic swamps at that time, and most of today’s coast lines were 600 feet under water.
Crisis Report: IPCC 2018 Summary
(International Panel on Climate Change)
Download a short, unauthorized English translation (by RescueTheWorld.net) of the “Science-Speak” in the original IPCC Summary.
The IPCC report states that there are only 12 years remaining to cut CO2 emissions in half, before existing damage from climate change really goes off the charts.
It also says that: (a) climate change is human caused, via fossil fuel emissions, and (b) as a result, extreme weather is amplified, and lives and resources are destroyed.
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Loss of Permanent Arctic Sea Ice
80% loss of permanent arctic sea ice over 30 years.