Here is a sobering article. It’s discouraging news, coming right on the heels of Obama’s full-speed-ahead-with-the-pipeline speech.
The world is close to reaching tipping points that will make it irreversibly hotter, making this decade critical in efforts to contain global warming.. Despite this sense of urgency, a new global climate treaty … will only be agreed on by 2015, and enter into force in 2020.
The message is clear: there’s a lot of work to do, and we can’t assume that our government, or others, will do the right thing. We have to keep pushing.