Global Warming’s Terrifying Numbers

These days many people think keeping global warming under 2 degree would be okay to protect us from the worst climate change effects. In his article in the “Rolling Stone” Bill McKibben cites figures that the ready-or-planned-to-burn fossils of oil and gas companies are five times that much in gigatons of carbon dioxide emissions allready. Futhermore he quotes scientists saying that 2 degree Celsius is itself just a rotten political compromise and that and that allready 1 degree would barely mark the deadline of a climate balance (with having reached 0.8 allready). And he quotes Naomi Klein about “the fossil-fuel industry, wrecking the planet is their business model. It’s what they do.” but read it yourself, please!