Typical Reuters/Yahoo slop below.
Failed to note that the time estimate is based on the assumption that
it continues at the present rate. I'm betting that it happens by 2015.
- Earth is warming faster that at
any time in the past 1,000 yrs.
have risen by about 1/3rd
over the past 250 years.
- The rate of increase in CO2
are highest in 420,000 yrs.
global temps could rise
by 5.8C by 2100.
are without precedent during
the past 10,000 yrs.
climate for generations to come.
covered by ice and snow has
decreased by 10 % in last 40 yrs.
Global warming is melting the Arctic ice faster than expected, and
the world's oceans could rise by about 3 ft. by 2100, swamping homes
from Bangladesh to Florida, Robert Corell, chairman of the eight-
nation Arctic Climate Impact Assessment (ACIA), said 11/9/04.
- 3/4th of the man-made emissions of CO2 over the past 20 yrs are due to fossil fuel use.