I fucking love science

I fucking love science

They don’t reach sexual maturity until 150 years old.

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    Last month ALS sufferer Betsy Davis emailed her closest friends and relatives to…


    Last month ALS sufferer Betsy Davis emailed her closest friends and relatives to invite them to a two-day party in Ojai, California. The 41-year-old then took a lethal dose of drugs under a new law.

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      Ever wish you could just get away from it all? Meet Catherine King and Wayne Ada…


      Ever wish you could just get away from it all? Meet Catherine King and Wayne Adams, who did just that. Literally. They’ve been living on a homemade, self-sufficient, floating island for the past 24 years.

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        Bits of Science

        Bits of Science

        Finally! The last piece of our series about the ‘Real’ Global Temperature Trend at Bits of Science. How do recent global temperature records compare to the 30-year average, to the rise in CO2 – and to different forms of ‘climate inertia’? BIG CONCLUSION:

        Despite the global heat record of 2016, a large part of CO2’s warming is not yet visible. If we stabilise the atmospheric CO2 concentration at the current level, warming might even still double(!)

        This little-known ‘climate inertia’ is gonna bite us all in a very nasty way – unless we draw the right conclusion: it means we should not ‘just’ lower our emissions, we should effectively lower the atmospheric CO2 concentration – if at least we mean to stay within internationally agreed limits (both the 1.5 & the 2 degrees target).

        We would like to thank the many climate scientists who kindly and freely helped us throughout writing this series – and the many more whose invaluable (ongoing) research we could draw from!

        [A short disclaimer: we try our bests and we put in quite some work – but (to us mere science writers) climate science is very complicated and we do make mistakes. Therefore please regard our conclusions as indicative, not quantitative.]

        Thank you for reading, sharing & commenting 😎

        http://www.bitsofscience.org/observed-vs-real-global-temperature-series-conclusion-7180/

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