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Thursday, January 16, 2014

We May Have To Start Sucking Carbon Dioxide Out of Our Warming Air If We Keep This Up

Posted by Eli Sanders on Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 9:44 AM

So says a new U.N. report on climate change:

OSLO — Governments may have to extract vast amounts of greenhouse gases from the air by 2100 to achieve a target for limiting global warming, backed by trillion-dollar shifts towards clean energy, a draft U.N. report showed on Wednesday.

This is because we're not at all on tack to keep planetary warming below +3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, which is "seen as a threshold for dangerous floods, heat waves, droughts and rising sea levels."

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