A view of dangerous climate change

Davidson, Steve
April 2006
Ecos;Apr/May2006, Issue 130, p28
Blog Entry
The article provides information on the potential impact and dangers of climate change to global warming. It has been argued by the climate scientists that climate change will be intensified by positive feedback mechanisms that cause the warming to move faster. According to the Director of the Postdam Institute in Germany Professor John Schellnhuber, once the climate change go beyond a certain critical threshold, consequences will enter the uncontrollable and irreversible domain. One of its danger is the intensification of El Niño as well as the risk of its permanent occurrence. Another observation indicate that the world's forests could be dangerous sources of greenhouse gases. It has been predicted too that heatwaves will be more frequent in times of climate change. INSET: Sceptics targeting governments … and students.


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