Friday, 1 May 2009

'Safe' climate means 'no to coal'

About three-quarters of the world's fossil fuel reserves must be left unused if society is to avoid dangerous climate change, scientists warn.
More than 100 nations support the goal of keeping temperature rise below 2C.
But the scientists say that without major curbs on fossil fuel use, 2C will probably be reached by 2050.
Writing in Nature, they say politicians should focus on limiting humanity's total output of CO2 rather than setting a "safe" level for annual emissions.

Read the rest of this article via the BBC report.

Hope Kevin Rudd is reading this and has a re-think about "clean coal".

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