Filed under: Climate Change
So, scientists (and politicians) have been studying climate change for decades now and what do we actually know about it, (other than the planet’s ice caps seem to be doomed)? What is the current status of our planet’s current status? And what can we expect in the near future?
Ask climate scientists what the effects of climate change will amount to in the next couple of decades and you’ll likely get a variety of predictions ranging from a temporary cool down to the record smashing heat waves. So, what gives? Why does it feel like these predictions are about as reliable as your local TV weatherman’s?
I’m no scientist — that’s for sure — and that’s exactly why I want short simple answers to the most basic questions at the root of climate change.