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400ppm milestone

World’s carbon dioxide concentration teetering on the point of no return Future in which global concentration of CO2 is permanently above 400 parts per million looms ‘We’re going into very new territory’: James Butler, of the US National Oceanographic and … Continue reading

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a finite World

Humans have become a geological force and that we might have already gone over tipping points of biosphere stability (http://www.ipcc.ch/report/ar5/wg1/  , http://www.stockholmresilience.org/21/research/research-programmes/planetary-boundaries.html , http://wwf.panda.org/about_our_earth/all_publications/living_planet_report/ ). See for example https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vn3_hviRfdU for a summary. On May 10, 2013, scientists at Mauna Loa … Continue reading

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