02 Jan '18, 11am

Science suggests path to hope for human intervention to minimize climate change

Science suggests path to hope for human intervention to minimize climate change

The issue of climate change often seems to be a race pitting human complacence against the ecological tipping point. Everyone knows that if the predictions regarding climate change are proven true by actual climate disasters, even climate change deniers will alter their behavior to do anything possible to combat the devastating consequences. But current models suggest that this may be too late: by the time the predicted effects become evident, it will be too late to stop the progression. This dire predicament led a team of scientists to seek grounds not to despair . In the words of Louis J. Gross, "It is easy to lose confidence in the capacity for societies to make sufficient changes to reduce future temperatures. When we started this project, we simply wanted to address the question as to whether there was any rational basis for 'hope'--that is a rational basis to expect ...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/science-suggest...

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