Archive: March 7, 2010 - March 13, 2010
The report that methane is bubbling from the Arctic faster than expected will encourage other scientists to undertake additional research to replicate, validate and extend our knowledge and understanding about arctic methane releases and their implications
By William O'Keefe | March 10, 2010; 2:17 PM ET | Comments (7)
We should be very worried about this sort of change. The reality is that the climate system is tremendously complex, and there are many potential tipping points that could trigger abrupt changes in climate that would be enormously costly to adapt to.
By Bernard Finel | March 10, 2010; 1:57 PM ET | Comments (4)
As concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases continue to increase and warm the Earth there are numerous feedbacks that occur that can either moderate or accelerate the amount of warming.
By Donald F. Boesch | March 10, 2010; 7:07 AM ET | Comments (1)
While there are many policy tools needed to address climate change, there are benefits to cap-and-trade systems that can't be replaced. First and foremost, there is the cap: legislating a limit on emissions is the only way to guarantee the...
By Lars G. Josefsson | March 9, 2010; 7:30 AM ET | Comments (1)