51,315. There are earlier hurricane strikes in New York’s history. (Climate Science & New York) ibid.
51,316. It is likely that thirty-five million Bangladeshis would become climate refugees. (Climate Science & Bangladesh) ibid.
51,317. Glaciers are shrinking worldwide. (Climate Science & Glacier) ibid.
51,318. Fire seasons are going to get a lot worse. (Climate Science & Fire) ibid.
51,319. A rise of three degrees is a nightmare scenario for us all. (Climate Science & Temperature) ibid.
51,320. The sheer volume of greenhouse gasses that could be released from the permafrost would likely push average temperatures even higher than three degrees. (Climate Science & Temperature) ibid.
91,756. On the same day similar marches took place all over the world: more than half a million people took to the streets in over a dozen countries ... Paris 2015: the protestors are demanding that world leaders actually reach a deal this time – a global agreement to slash carbon dioxide emissions in the coming decades. (Oil & Protest & Carbon Dioxide & Climate Change) Iain Stewart, Planet Oil: The Treasure that Conquered the World III *****
51,321. The danger of global warming is as yet unseen, but real enough for us to make changes and sacrifices so that we do not live at the expense of future generations. (Climate Science & Thatcher) Margaret Thatcher
51,322. The weather satellite depicts a planet that grieves for its lost harvests. The Earth’s climate is changing in little ways that mean big trouble for the human species. Magnus Magnusson
51,323. Now the Big Freeze might be as deadly as a nuclear war. Magnus Magnusson
51,324. I was amazed to find that there was a very serious reduction in the amount of sunlight in Israel. In fact if we compare those very early measurements from the 1950s with the current measurements there was a staggering 22% drop in the sunlight. And that really amazed me. (Climate Science & Sun) Dr Gerard Stanhill, Israel Agricultural Research Organisation, cited Horizon
51,325. We’ve been told it’s the greatest threat humans have ever faced. But over the last few years a group of people have been actively denying there is any danger. They are called Climate Sceptics. (Climate Science & Scepticism) Meet the Climate Sceptics: Storyville, BBC 2011
51,326. In America the fight against global warming had become a fight for freedom, a fight against government control. (Climate Science & Scepticism) ibid.
51,327. Who do you trust with your future? Can we risk trusting the advice of the sceptics? (Climate Science & Scepticism) ibid.
51,328. I feel as if I’ve failed to get the message across. Al Gore, An Inconvenient Truth
51,329. The most vulnerable part of the Earth’s ecological system is the atmosphere. (Climate Science & Atmosphere) ibid.
51,330. I had a professor named Roger Revelle who was the first person to propose measuring carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere ... He drew the connections between the larger changes in our civilisation and this pattern that was now visible in the atmosphere of the entire planet. (Climate Science & Carbon Dioxide & Atmosphere) ibid.
51,331. We started measuring carbon dioxide in 1958. (Climate Science & Carbon Dioxide) ibid.
51,332. There is a message in this – it is worldwide – and the ice has stories to tell us. ibid.
51,333. If you look at a thousand years of temperature and compare it to a thousand years of CO2 you can see how closely they fit together. (Climate Science & Temperature & Carbon Dioxide) ibid.
51,334. When there is more carbon dioxide the temperature gets warmer because it traps more heat from the sun inside. (Climate Science & Temperature & Carbon Dioxide) ibid.
51,335. If you look at the ten hottest years ever measured in this atmospheric record, they’ve all occurred in the last fourteen years. And the hottest of all was 2005. (Climate Science & Temperature & Weather & Hot) ibid.
51,336. When the oceans get warmer that causes stronger storms. (Climate Science & Ocean) ibid.
51,337. As the water temperature increases the wind velocity increases and the moisture content increases. (Climate Science & Ocean) ibid.
51,338. There have been warnings hurricanes will get stronger. (Climate Science & Hurricane) ibid.
51,339. Global warming not only increases precipitation worldwide but it also relocates precipitation. (Climate Science & Rain) ibid.
51,340. Soil evaporation increases dramatically with higher temperatures. (Climate Science & Temperature) ibid.
51,341. This is the largest ice shelf in the Arctic – the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf – it just cracked in half three years ago. (Climate Science & Arctic) ibid.
51,342. The ice cap – it has diminished by forty per cent in fifty years. And now there are two major studies showing that within the next fifty to seventy years in summertime it will be completely gone. (Climate Science & Arctic) ibid.
51,343. We are by far the worst contributor to the problem. ibid.
51,344. Species loss is now occurring at a rate one thousand times more than the natural background. ibid.
51,345. West Antarctica ... If this were to go, sea levels worldwide would go up twenty feet ... Roughly the same size – Greenland would also raise sea levels almost twenty feet if it went. (Climate Science & Antarctica) ibid.
51,346. We are witnessing a collision between our civilisation and the Earth. ibid.
51,347. Much of it comes not only of cutting but also burning; almost 30% of all the CO2 that goes up each year into the atmosphere comes from forest burning. (Climate Science & Carbon Dioxide) ibid.
51,348. Old habits that are hard to change plus new technology can have dramatically altered consequences. ibid.
51,349. The misconception that there’s disagreement about the science has been deliberately created by a relatively small group of people.
51,350. The second misconception – Do we have to choose between the economy and the environment? ibid.
51,351. Each one of us is a cause of global warming but each one of us can make choices to change that. ibid.
51,352. Are we capable of rising above ourselves and above history? ibid.
51,353. That is what is at stake – our ability to live on planet Earth, to have a future as a civilisation. I believe this is a moral issue. ibid.
51,354. The Climate Crisis can be solved. ibid.
117,099. The forces trying to stop me changed, re-grouped. Al Gore, An Inconvenient Sequel
117,100. 14 of the 15 hottest years ever measured have been since 2001. The hottest of all was 2016. (Climate Science & Hot) ibid.
117,101. In April of this year the temperature over Greenland was much higher than normal. (Climate Science & Greenland) ibid.
117,102. The top ten cities at risk [of sea rise]: Kolkata, Mumbai, Dhaka, Guangzhou, Ho Chi Minh City, Shanghai, Bangkok, Rangoon, Miami, Hai Phong. (Climate Science & City) ibid.
117,103. Despair can be paralyzing. (Climate Science & Despair) ibid.
117,104. As temperatures increase, the oceans evaporate more moisture into the sky. (Climate Science & Temperature) ibid.
117,105. Every storm is different now because of the climate crisis. (Climate Science & Storm) ibid.
51,355. A pollution based tax system principally CO2: we’re causing it mainly; the vast majority of it. The consequences are bad and will be catastrophic unless we act ... Put a price on the carbon. Tax is the best way. Cap and trade can also do it ... I am in favour of both. (Climate Science & Pollution & Carbon Dioxide & Tax) Al Gore
51,356. Those who deny global warming are just flat out wrong. Al Gore
51,357. Al Gore Purchases Carbon Credits From a Company He Owns Himself. Digital Journal online article