Monday, May 7, 2007

Scientists Warn of Severe Effects of Global Warming

From time to time Working Films finds interesting news articles we want to share with you.

Check out this article from the Atlanta Journal Constitution about the testimony of experts witnesses who shared their concerns about the impact of global climate change with Congress. Also take a look at the responses of Congressional Representatives who don't believe the scientists. This article reminds me how much work there is to do. Like the global warming messengers in Everything's Cool we all have to keep up the pressure to make sure that more of our leaders understand the reality of global warming.

Scientists warn of global warming doom; skeptics scoff

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Published on: 04/27/07

"Mexican butterflies fluttering around Austin, Texas, could be harbingers of a global apocalypse caused by climate change, scientists warned a congressional committee Thursday.

Global warming is reaching a point at which flooding, pestilence, fire, disease and starvation could threaten human existence, academics told the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming.

Earth is approaching "tipping points of the system with the potential for irreversible deleterious effects," said James Hansen, director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies..."]

Read the entire article here.

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