Archive for December, 2004

Global Warming: A Perspective from Earth History

The threat to humanity is clear: such a disappearance of living space (with some 100 million people living within less than 1 metre above present sea level) would represent a virtually impossible burden to a human population that is already struggling to feed itself, and is set to add another three billions to its numbers this century. We note that it may not be the amount of sea level rise, as its speed, which may be catastrophic for a large section of humanity.

Read and weap.