UPDATESG6 CANADA 6/9/18NEW YORKER TANGIER ISLAND
1. WE HAVE PUT 12 TRILLION TONS of carbon into the atmosphere.
2. IT IS WARMING THE EARTH and it is warming it more and more.
3. JUST ONE DEGREE increase in temperature means we have received one hundred billion, billion Joules of energy from the sun.
4. IF WE ADD ZERO additional carbon dioxide the earth will continue to get warmer for hundreds of years.
5. WE ARE CONTINUING to add carbon dioxide and there is no end in sight.
This hurricane dropped 50" of rain, the most in history.
Wildfires in the western US have burned thousands of homes.