Climate Crisis

Jun 25 2006

All of a sudden a huge batch of global warming related articles popped up….

The Earth is running a slight fever from greenhouse gases, after enjoying relatively stable temperatures for 2,000 years. The National Academy of Sciences, after reconstructing global average surface temperatures for the past two millennia, said Thursday the data are “additional supporting evidence … that human activities are responsible for much of the recent warming.”

Earth hottest it’s been in 2,000 years

And this is interesting:

Hawking, who suffers from a degenerative disease, uses a wheelchair and speaks through a computerized voice synthesizer, said he was “very worried about global warming.”

He said he was afraid that Earth “might end up like Venus, at 250 degrees centigrade and raining sulfuric acid.”

Stephen Hawking warns about global warming

And, now that Futurama is coming back… check this out:

Update: Here’s another one:

Global warming has been a popular topic among scientists

The Earth’s average temperature over the past quarter century has been the hottest in four centuries — and part of the world has been warmer during the past 25 years than any period in the past 1,000 years, according to the National Academy of Sciences in a recently published report. The data published in the report contains “additional supporting evidence: “that human activities are responsible for much of the recent warming.” Congressman Sherwood Boehlert, chairman of the House Science Committee, requested the 141-page report by the National Academy of Sciences.

Last 25 Years Warmest on Earth in Four Centuries

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