Climate destabilization caused by human carbon pollution of the atmosphere can reach extinction event levels. Unfortunately, what extinction level climate destabilization exactly is has been poorly defined. This blog posting is an attempt to define this concept with more specificity.
DOHA, Qatar — The U.S. defended its track record on fighting climate change on Monday at U.N. talks, saying it's making "enormous" efforts to slow global warming and help the poor nations most affected by it.
Reuters article by Anna Yukhananov November 19, 2012
WASHINGTON — All nations will suffer the effects of a warmer world, but it is the world's poorest countries that will be hit hardest by food shortages, rising sea levels, cyclones and drought, the World Bank said in a report on climate change.
The epic of evolution is the sprawling interdisciplinary narrative of evolutionary events that brought our Universe from its ultimate origin to its present state of astonishing diversity and organization. Matter was distilled out of radiant energy, segregated into galaxies, collapsed into stars, fused into atoms, swirled into planets, spliced into molecules, captured into cells, mutated into species, compromised into ecosystems, provoked into thought, and cajoled into cultures. Matter has done all this as systems upon systems of organization have emerged over 14 billion years of creative natural history.