Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math
Jul 30, 2012 | 1 comment
By Bill McKibben. Rolling Stone. July 24 2012
A well written piece highlighting the unusually extreme recent weather the world has experienced and several strategies and related problems for tackling climate change.
Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is.
If the pictures of those towering wildfires in Colorado haven’t convinced you, or the size of your AC bill this summer, here are some hard numbers about climate change: June broke or tied 3,215 high-temperature records across the United States. That followed the warmest May on record for the Northern Hemisphere – the 327th consecutive month in which the temperature of the entire globe exceeded the 20th-century average, the odds of which occurring by simple chance were 3.7 x 10-99, a number considerably larger than the number of stars in the universe.
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