13 March 2009

Worst case

The new data on the oceans is particularly striking. It's clear the oceans will take up less carbon dioxide in the future than they have in the past. And it turns out that ocean temperature is rising about 50% more rapidly than predicted. All the messages coming in are telling us that the climate system is operating on the worst-case scenario
-- Katherine Richardson

P.S. 6pm: See also Schellnhuber

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