|Charles David Keeling atmospheric sciences
Continuous measurements of carbon dioxide from California, Antarctica, and Hawaii show diurnal and seasonal variations but also year-on-year increases that match global consumption of fossil fuels. Carbon-dioxide levels since World War II far exceed any level shown in ice cores from the last eight hundred thousand years.
Greenhouse gases Ocean acidification Retreating glaciers Rising seas Extreme weather
Small-island nations are in peril. Seas will rise and skies will dry up; if people don’t drown they will starve or die of thirst.