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World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency

Humanity is on a collision course with Nature.
A damaged Nature will survive. We may not.
We must change course to avert an ecological disaster.
We must take action if we are to survive.

This is the warning that our scientists have been trying to deliver since 1992. It’s short and to the point:
World Scientists’ Warning of a Climate Emergency

ScientistsWarning.org also has a compelling message to deliver to the world.
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Rhetoric does not trump science

earth warmingCal Thomas is entitled to his own opinions, but not his own facts, to paraphrase wise words attributed to the late Senator Daniel Moynihan. In Thomas’s commentary, “Ice breaking climate change fears” (published in the Peninsula Daily News on 19 September 2013), by egregiously cherry-picking data and misrepresenting facts and/or, perhaps, simple ignorance, he represents a philosophy of denial that fails to acknowledge accumulating scientific data. These data, collected by investigators in universities and governments worldwide, uniformly support the conclusion that environmental changes are occurring, human activities are measurably responsible and the changes are significant and potentially threatening to life on earth. Continue reading