Gloomiest climate projections look closer to the mark

  • Article by: BRIAN VASTAG , Washington Post
  • Updated: November 10, 2012 - 3:36 PM

Climate scientists agree the Earth will be hotter by the end of the century, but their simulations don't agree on how much. Now a new study published in the journal Science suggests the higher predictions may be closer.

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sanitypleaseNov. 10, 12 7:33 PM

So the question is, will the US finally get serious about Climate change and will people listen to climate scientists? We need to solve a problem that will be handed to my grandchildren who did nothing to deserve it.

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hardrainNov. 10, 12 9:35 PM

It's too late. Best simulations now put the global average rise at 4 degrees by 2020 at which point positive feedback kicks in. The "planet" will survive. Civilization, and most now living species... who knows.

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