Global warming: passing the ‘tipping point’

A crucial global warming “tipping point” for the Earth, highlighted only last week by the British Government, has already been passed, with devastating consequences.

Research commissioned by The Independent reveals that the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has now crossed a threshold, set down by scientists from around the world at a conference in Britain last year, beyond which really dangerous climate change is likely to be unstoppable.

Meanwhile, the Bushies continue their anti-science jihads, which, in a bizarre coincidence, also aid the spread of rapacious capitalism and imperialism. Screw the planet as long as the ExxonMobils of the world continue to make bloated obscene profits. The US government stands pitifully alone in their refusal to accept global warming is happening and is serious, a grotesquerie based on greed and religious fundamentalism.