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Experts: Threat of climate change not a myth or hoax

April 22, 2014
dsp By NICO SALVATORI (nsalvatori@sungazette.com) , Williamsport Sun-Gazette

Human-caused climate change is real. Ice caps in the Arctic and ice sheets in Greenland are melting at an alarming rate. Sea levels are rising. And the world's greenhouse emissions - carbon-based gases that cause heat to stay trapped in the atmosphere - need to be cut by 40 to 70 percent of their 2010 levels by 2050 so that the Earth's average temperature doesn't rise beyond a point of no return, negatively affecting the world's food supply and threatening aquatic life.

 
 

 

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