Sunday, March 11, 2012

So you think our carbon-dioxide emissions are not a problem?

Here is a depiction of CO2 levels over the last 800,000 years, also showing current and projected levels over the coming century or so:
h/t Another Nail In The Coffin

Of course, one needs to look at this in the context of how long human civilisation has been around:
Image by John Garrett. h/t Skeptical Science

So, CO2 levels are higher than at any time since organised human civilisation started to develop. Physics tells us that increased CO2 = increased temperatures. Are you starting to see the problem?

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