THE NEXT THING WE NEED TO DO ABOUT CARBON POSTED BY LAWRENCE KRAUSS
current estimates suggest that to have a sixty-seven per cent chance of attaining the I.P.C.C.’s goal of keeping global warming to less than 3.6 degrees, it would have required 3.7 per cent reductions per year, had reductions begun in 2011. If they begin in 2015, reductions would have to be 5.3 per cent per year. If we wait until 2020, reductions would have to occur at the currently unimaginable rate of nine per cent per year.
There is a 99.967325% chance that the Chinese are going to continue building coal fired power plants, while obsessive compulsive neurotics in the west continue their mental masturbation.