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October 16, 2007

Game/set/match -- global warming wins

Given this, one suspects that maybe those treacherous oceans have more to do with this than man does.

...greenhouse gas in the atmosphere in mid-2005 had reached about 455 parts per million of carbon dioxide equivalent -- a level not expected for another 10 years.

"We thought we'd be at that threshold within about a decade," Flannery told Australian television late on Monday.

"We thought we had that much time. But the new data indicates that in about mid-2005 we crossed that threshold," he said.

"What the report establishes is that the amount of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere is already above the threshold that could potentially cause dangerous climate change."

Myself, I'm going to go with the Arrival style space alien teraforming scenario. It makes about as much sense as anything else and you get to hang with a classier bunch of morons when you go that way.


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