Monthly Archives: December 2013

  • Latest climate change evidence requires abrupt action to restrict higher emissions

    19th Dec 2013

    JAMES HANSEN, the renowned Columbia University climate scientist on whose prescriptions Our Children’s Trust and KECN’s climate work is based, has released the results of his team’s most recent studies.  Those studies show that without abrupt action to restrict higher emissions “it will become exceedingly difficult to keep warming below a target smaller than 2° C”.  Further, the new studies demonstrate that the supposedly safe “limit” for global warming of 2 degrees Celsius—which has driven global climate negotiations for years—is …

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