2011-03-03 00:58:13'Four degrees and beyond: the potential for a global temperature increase of four degrees and its implications'
Rob Painting

Anyone read these papers at the Royal Society?

2011-03-03 03:16:52
Daniel Bailey
Daniel Bailey

Not yet, but I will.  Thanks for bringing them to my attention!

2011-03-03 03:20:43sure scary stuff
Stephen Leahy


The papers came out of the 4C conference in Oxford in 09. Here's my take from that meeting: 

+4 Degrees C By 2060? Alarming But Not Alarmist


And here is a more recent summary from David Spratt: Climate Action Centre primer "4 degrees hotter"

2011-03-03 03:46:44
Ari Jokimäki


I wrote a news article on that in Finnish, but it was mostly based on the abstracts only.

2011-03-04 06:53:23
Rob Painting

Thanks Ari, Steve. 

 In a four-degree warmer world, adaptation means “put your feet up and die” for many people in the world, Oxford’s Chris West said bluntly

Ouch!. That's putting things bluntly alright!.

“We didn’t save the ozone layer by rationing deodorants,” said Allen.

That raised a chuckle.