Top US Scientists Propose Ambitious Plans To Prevent Devastating Climate Change

Top US Scientists Propose Ambitious Plans To Prevent Devastating Climate Change  reports Jeremy Hance at Mongabay. Even limiting temperatures to a 4 F degree rise would be a disastrous and tragic, given that we can prevent it, says ex US senior climate scientist James Hansen and others.  How? With a combination of  clean renewable energy and a rising price on carbon emissions.  Many studies have already shown this to be doable; what is needed is political will.

 

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is in 2 years!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

 

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/index.php?author=mary-ellen-harte

 

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http://news.mongabay.com/2013/1205-hance-climate-change-one-degree.html

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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