Daily Archives: February 9, 2016


Per barrel, the tar sands in Alberta, Canada, produces more carbon dioxide than most sources of oil.  Source: Kris Krug
What will happen once the gusher of carbon dioxide pollution finally ceases? Don’t assume climate and sea level will quickly return to those safe, familiar 20th-century conditions, warns Shaun Marcott, an assistant professor of geoscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In Nature Climate Change, Marcott and co-authors used data from […]

Global change: The ultra-long view