Naming Hurricanes (funny, but misleading) http://www.mnn.
26:20 They produced a paper that’s probably the most important scientific of the millenium to date, it said we know enough about carbon, any value in the atmosphere greater than 350 parts per million is not compatible with the planet on which civilization developed and to which life on earth is adapted. That’s strong language for scientists to use.
In my reading, though Roberts is clearly more “realistic” politically, Gelbspan’s desperate demand for convulsive change displays a more acute realism, one informed by deep immersion in climate science. June 10, 2004, NYRB
“Deep immersion in climate science”? I doubt that’s what led to a “desperate demand for convulsive change.”
Bill McKibben: The interesting thing about this movement is it really has no leader at all. I, as you can tell, am the furthest thing from an activist leader. I’m a writer.