Skip to comments.Study: 90 percent chance Earth warms by more than 2 degrees
Posted on 07/31/2017 10:25:04 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
New research suggests the chance of limiting global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius is highly unlikely. According to the latest analysis, there is a 90 percent chance Earth will warm by 2.0 to 4.9 degrees Celsius by the end of the century.
The researchers analyzed the trajectory and impact on global warming of three factors: total world population, GDP per person and carbon intensity, or carbon emitted per dollar of economic activity.
To postulate forward, scientists analyzed the three inputs' effect on global warming over the last 50 years. Their analysis -- published this week in the journal Nature Climate Change -- suggests there is only a 5 percent chance Earth warms by less than 2 degrees.
Researchers found carbon intensity was the most important factor in predicting future warming. As technologies improve and governments curb emissions, carbon intensity has been dropping in many advanced economies over the past few decades. But at the current rate, carbon intensity is unlikely to fall fast enough to prevent significant warming.
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Funny how the cure for ‘Global Warming” just coincidental match a World Communist Government.
Actually, a couple of degrees warmer would open up vast swathes of land to cultivation. And longer growing seasons in the rest.
So, if only it were true.
Well then we’d better get cracking on power sources to run all the additional air conditioning we’re going to need.
Zero percent chance man had anything to do with it
So? Earth will adapt like it always does.
Love the verb tense in the headline. “Earth warms 2 degrees” — definitely implies that this is something which has happened and which is now being reported as an observed scientific fact.
But if you read the article, it appears that some stupid computer model is predicting (surprise, surprise) that future warming seems likely.
For five hundred years of the Roman Era the World’s Temp was 2+ degrees warming than it is now, and it was a good time in Europe.
Grade “A” BS!
Oh wait... that's YOUR thread too...
Goebbels is popping up all over today!
What excuses will be given if it doesn’t happen?
I’d respect them more if they’d just tell us who needs to die to make the Erf happy again. Give me a number and the criteria for who dies so we can decide that we want “experts” and “researchers” at the top of the list.
Is it going to rain two weeks from today?
That knowledge will really help my planning...
“I will gladly cool your planet at the end of the century if you give me all of your money today!”
This is impossible because AlGore told us we’d all be dead by now.
The New York Times on the eve of the 2016 election.
Hillary Clinton has an 85% chance to win.
She suffered severe shrinkage as the returns came in though.
Almost thought you were referring to Lysenko.
So....I -won’t- need a jacket?
Here in Texas we are experiencing a mild summer. Only a couple of days of 100 temp weather, and now we have low 90’s and rain in the forecast. That’s a month earlier than normal. Very mild summer.
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