We should have been talking a lot more about the climate | The Canberra Times

They go on to say that accelerated warming may drive the Earth past “hothouse earth” conditions, even within the 1.5-2 degree window, and we are likely to exceed two degrees in the 2040s. These risks have been underestimated, they argue, not least sea-level rise which, even at current temperatures, may be five to 10 metres higher, or at current carbon dioxide concentrations, five to 25 metres higher.

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