McKibben investigates Climate Changes scenarios and corresponding Carbon Footprints with three numbers:
– 2° Celsius (maximum temperature rise humans can cope)
– 565 Gigatons (of CO2 that humans can pur in the atmosphere to stay below 2°)
– 2795 Gigatons (of CO2 that we currently plan to burn)
Now you can do the math.
Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math
Three simple numbers that add up to global catastrophe – and that make clear who the real enemy is
Book: The Burning Question by Mike Berners-Lee