Not good news

Four degrees of warming ‘likely’:
[Via BBC News | Science/Nature | World Edition]

The global average temperature could rise by 4C (7.2F) as early as 2060, according to a new study by the UK Met Office.

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Four degrees would have pretty disastrous effects. And the projection has the Arctic raising 15 °C. This large a change would have significant effects on rainfall patterns and snow pack. Fresh water for a large part of the world population would be greatly impacted.

Not a nice conclusion.

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