Even with a deal to stop the current rate of greenhouse gas emissions, scientists warn, the world will become increasingly unpleasant. Without a deal, they say, the world could eventually become uninhabitable for humans.
And on MSDNC, an Australian scientician with a Ph.D in the effects of ecological stress on subalpine eucalyptus and terrible hair says that the Earth is D-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-m-e-d unless you embrace socialism as your personal savior in the next two years.
The so-called “doctor” was a guest on MSNBC’s Ed Show, where he predicted an “epic calamity” coming at some point within the next 2-5 years, thanks to climate change.
“Epic. Epic,” he warned. “We have a very narrow window to act. I would say 2020. My colleagues would say half of that, by 2017.”
And the Huffington Post warns that unless the global capitalist system is dismantled, the Earth is on the verge of Mass Extinction, a.k.a.D-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-m!
Never in the 160,000-year history of the human species have we seen an Earth as hot as it will be by mid-century. Keep that warming going until the year 2100 and Earth would be hotter than it has been in the past 14 million years; that is the trajectory we are now on.
Global Warming: Giving Respectability to Nutjobs Who Used to walk around with “The End Is Near” sandwich boards since 1992.