GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week:
- UN Climate Talks pick up again in Qatar. And, the media is reporting that nothing will be accomplished as the Kyoto protocol expires. The problem with all of this is that we need to act now, and if we don’t do prevention now we will have to do a lot of painful adaptation later. The agenda for this round of talks is specific though and hopefully some progress can made with the issues being discussed.
- Climate change models accelerate dramatically when the expected release of greenhouse gases from melting permafrost is taken into account. Slowly, as more time passes, we update our models and see the tipping point, the point of no return, the shift, the peak seems closer than we thought. Read More→