World heading for more rapid climate change
by Alan Harten
April 30, 2009
If the rate that CO2 gases are emitted continues at the current pace the earth will bypass its permanent goal on gas emissions that affect climate change within two years.
Currently CO2 emitted around the world increases three percent per year, which means that in twenty years the world will have contributed 1,000 billion tons of CO2 gases, which is equivalent to the usage goal for forty years.
At this point countries around the globe will have used over 25% of the earth’s nonrenewable resources which means that the current generation in their twenties could see the earth run out of gas, oil, and other nonrenewable resources before their lifespan is over.
Passing this mark twenty years early means that global climate change will increase rapidly past the temperature scientists have deemed as safe for the world’s population in just twenty years.
According to the study the globe would have to reduce current CO2 emissions by over 50% right now if the target weight of CO2 would have to be kept up for the next forty years.
The UK research centre believes this would cost about £17 billion per year to complete, figuring the end point to be 2050.
If no changes are made then temperatures will continue to increase about 1 Fahrenheit (.5 Celsius) every ten years which would cause even more climate change disasters, possibly more than the world has seen ever in recorded history.
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