At least 75 per cent of known fossil fuel reserves must remain in the ground to avoid catastrophic climate change, but not only are fossil fuel...
Scientists are suggesting that the Arctic thaw may have reached its tipping point and that Arctic ice may disappear in the summer, decades before it was anticipated to happen.
They caution that that this is not alarmist, as tipping points can be reversed but they do say that many models have underestimated the speed of which Arctic ice is melting.
At least to my mind, last week was extremely significant. Last week, George W. Bush for the first time believably acknowledged that human beings are the principal cause of global warming.
Now, I know, I know: There are a few instances from the past where if you listen really, really closely, Bush sorta kinda said as much. But then he would come out and say something else different and contradictory–or Dick Cheney would.
Or Bush would get revealed to have gotten his science advice from Michael Crichton.
Anyways, something would always happen to make you slide the administration right back into the “skeptic”/denialist camp again.
Chevron's new advertising campaign represents the oil giant's latest attempt to stake out a spot in the debate over future energy supplies.
Although it touches on a topic the oil industry once hated to discuss, the ads never use the terms global warming or climate change.