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WASHINGTON (AFP) – The harmful effects of global warming are being felt "here and now and in your backyard," a groundbreaking US government report on climate change has warned.
"Climate change is happening now, it is not something that will happen decades or centuries in the future," Jerry Melillo of the Marine Biological Laboratory in Massachusetts, one of the lead authors of the report, told AFP.
Climate change, which the report blames largely on human-induced emissions of heat-trapping gases, "is under way in the United States and projected to grow," said the report by the US
SOME of the world's biggest cities are at growing risk of "megadisasters", the UN's humanitarian chief said today, warning that climate change was behind a rising number of natural catastrophes.
"We are going to see more disasters and more intense disasters as a result of climate change," said UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs John Holmes.
Originally posted by AceOfAces
Hey......you take that back!! It's real I tell you!!
It was a balmy and scorching 69 degrees here today...a real furnace for a mid June afternoon
[edit on 6/17/09 by BlackOps719]
Climate CHange is and has been proven by astrophysics and astrologers alike that global warming is not on just Earth alone. It is happening through out the entire galaxy, or universe.
its just the universe expanding...
a cyclic occurrence. this happens in cycles. the earth has had many climate changes over the millions of years its been in existence. There's been Ice ages, There have been many floods, Land shifts caused by tuetonic earth crust plates.
this is evolution and thats all it is.
The government would have you believe this our fault and now we must pay th eprice to fix it by paying carbon taxes according to the carbon foot print we create as a household. i mean come one this is a sure fire scam.