26 Mar '12, 11pm

An Appropriately Profane Post on the Impending Irreversibility of Global Warming

Upon receiving the latest bad climate news from scientists, I have composed a post that attempts to more accurately communicate the severity of the situation. Stop reading now if you are offended by four-letter words, or by news that the world as we know it is quite likely to end in a handful of decades. Fuck. Not that this is a surprise or anything. But scientists now say the planet is getting close to the point of being so fucked by climate change that nothing we do will be able to unfuck it. If greenhouse fucking gas emissions continue at the current rate, we're on course for a global jump of six degrees Celsius by the end of the century. Which is, like, fuck. That's the only valid response, really, to this, more fucking news that it is now all but certain that climate change will plow onward; a fucking fossil-fuel-powered steamroller. A fucking steamroller that flatten...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/corporate-responsibility/approp...

Tweets

An Appropriately Profane Response to the Impend...

treehugger.com 27 Mar '12, 2am

Upon receiving the latest bad climate news from scientists, I have composed a post that attempts to more accurately commun...

Extremely hot

Extremely hot

realclimate.org 26 Mar '12, 8am

By Stefan Rahmstorf and Dim Coumou One claim frequently heard regarding extreme heat waves goes something like this: ”Sinc...

Global warming is close to becoming irreversible, scientists warn

Global warming is close to becoming irreversibl...

straitstimes.com 27 Mar '12, 11am

Pieces of ice fall from the front of Argentina's Perito Moreno glacier near the city of El Calafate, in the Patagonian pro...

Global warming could become irreversible in com...

todayonline.com 27 Mar '12, 10am

LONDON - The world is close to reaching tipping points that will make it irreversibly hotter, making this decade critical ...

Global warming could explode ‘compost bombs’ al...

grist.org 27 Mar '12, 2pm

When the compost pile in your backyard revs up, it starts producing heat, as the microbes in it do their work breaking dow...

Earth Warming Faster Than Expected: By 2050, global average temperature could be between 1.4°C and 3°C warmer th...

Earth Warming Faster Than Expected: By 2050, gl...

enn.com 26 Mar '12, 1pm

RELATED ARTICLES Like it or not, uncertainty and climate change go hand in hand December 4, 2007 04:32 PM NASA Confirms Ma...

Climate scientists: It’s basically too late to stop warming via @grist

Climate scientists: It’s basically too late to ...

grist.org 26 Mar '12, 10pm

If you like cool weather and not having to club your neighbors as you battle for scarce resources, now’s the time to move ...

Global Warming - the phenomenon that dares not speak its name.

Global Warming - the phenomenon that dares not ...

skepticalscience.com 25 Mar '12, 9pm

Alexandre at 10:12 AM on 26 March, 2012 I like the amount of SkS articles per week. I don't read most of them anymore, as ...

And you thought that heat wave was bad?

And you thought that heat wave was bad?

grist.org 29 Mar '12, 11am

It is debatable whether the world can avoid a 2 degrees C global warming. Many people argue that this is a limit that must...

Global oil risks in the early 21st Century

Global oil risks in the early 21st Century

theoildrum.com 26 Mar '12, 10am

This is a guest post by Dean Fantazzini, Faculty of Economics, Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia, Mikael Höök, Up...

All #EarthHour Global media releases can be fou...

earthhour.org 29 Mar '12, 6pm

16 MARCH 2012: With less than three weeks to go until the biggest environmental event in history, the world’s top celebrit...

U.S. military sees a threat in global warming

U.S. military sees a threat in global warming

mnn.com 02 Apr '12, 5pm

by the National Research Council found that even moderate climate shifts will impact Navy operations. Sea-level rise and m...

Aviation Summit calls for global framework on e...

greencarcongress.com 25 Mar '12, 5am

Aviation Summit calls for global framework on emissions reductions 25 March 2012 iisd . The 6th Aviation and Environment S...

Obama — Doesn’t Seem to Get True Threat of Global Warming | Planetsave

Obama — Doesn’t Seem to Get True Threat of Glob...

planetsave.com 23 Mar '12, 6pm

Maybe he’s just playing political games, as extremist Republicans contend and many liberals hope. Maybe he’s promoting dri...

The Hunger Games' Dystopian Future, Brought to You by Global Warming

The Hunger Games' Dystopian Future, Brought to ...

treehugger.com 23 Mar '12, 11pm

The Hunger Games is everywhere. It's an extraordinarily popular young adult series, and now it is destined to be an extrao...