Earth’s average temperature has risen nearly one degree Fahrenheit over the past 30 years, and another increase of about four degrees over the next century would “imply changes that constitute practically a different planet,” said James Hansen, who directs NASA’s Goddard Institute of Space Studies.
Nasa’s senior climate scientist accused the Bush administration yesterday of trying to stop him speaking out about global warming.
James Hansen said Nasa officials ordered his lectures, papers and website postings to be reviewed before publication after he called last month for an immediate reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
He said he had been told there would be “dire consequences” if he repeated his warnings about climate change.
And even Bush’s poodle says global warming is happening.
The threat posed by climate change may be greater than previously thought, and global warming is advancing at an unsustainable rate, Prime Minister Tony Blair said in a report published Monday.
Here’s why Dubya continues to ignore global warming.
For anyone stunned by the size of Exxon Mobil Corp.’s $36.13 billion profit in 2005 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ the highest ever for a U.S. company Ã¢â‚¬â€œ some Wall Street analysts have a message: there’s more to come.