If humans pursue a business-as-usual course for the first half of this century, I believe the collapse of civilization due to climate change becomes inevitable.
We?re headed for 5.4 degrees over the next 100 years. Adaptation will be less likely.
The golden toad was the first documented victim of global warming. We had killed it with our profligate use of coal-fired electricity and our oversize cars just as surely as if we had flattened its forest with bulldozers.
These awards are not single season achievement awards, but rather reward coaches for a cumulative career of accomplishments, not necessarily all of which take place on the court or field.
My mother calls him her spiritual little shepherd boy. Fans love him.
Polar bears are going to go with the ice cap. They're not going to actually last that long.
It's only the tar sands that prevent the country from making its targets under Kyoto.
As long as scepticism is based on a sound understanding of science it is invaluable, for that is how science progresses. But poor criticism can lead those who are unfamiliar with the science involved into doubting everything about climate change predictions.
One of the biggest obstacles to making a start on climate change is that it has become a cliche before it has even been understood
It is imperative to get the smelters to pay a fair price for their power; otherwise, market forces can never induce them to limit their emissions.
This problem may not occur for several hundred years, but by the time we see the first signs, it will be far too late to do anything about it.
Some time this century, the day will arrive when the human influence on the climate will overwhelm all natural factors.
Nothing in predictive climate science is more certain than the extinction of many of the world's mountain-dwelling species.
Kyoto questions the philosophies underpinning societies such as America and Australia, which cling to the myth of limitless growth.