As planet burns hot: New report shows Paris a relic of historic failure

March 16, 2016 at 6:45 pm Leave a comment

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Scientists say they are shocked and stunned by the “unprecedented” NASA temperature figures for February 2016, which are 1.65°C higher than the beginning of the twentieth century and around 1.9°C warmer than the pre-industrial level.

Stefan Rahmstorf of Germany’s Potsdam Institute of Climate Impact Research says we are now “in a kind of climate emergency”. Read his latest article at The Conversation: February’s global temperature spike is a wake-up call.

Like the dramatic and unexpected “big melt” in the Arctic in 2007, we are now in another moment of terrifying climate reality, for Nature cannot be fooled. The recent data suggests it has taken just three months for the Paris climate accord — with its escalating emissions to 2030 — to become a relic, completely disconnected to the task the world now faces.

So what is the reality after Paris?

David Spratt, a member of Climate Action Moreland, has just published this new discusion paper.

Climate Reality Check – After Paris, counting the Cost.
Download the report at Breakthrough

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