Nothing Lasts Forever

The latest IPCC synthesis report indicates that humanity should stop burning fossil fuels by 2100. There is, the IPCC states, too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and unless humanity gets a grip we will be into irreversible global warning with a catastrophic rise in global temperatures by two degrees. I have simplified the IPCC statement, and added the twist that most popular reporters place on complicated scientific statements. How much of this simplification is true? Continue reading