May 12 Report Release
America’s Climate Choices
500 Fifth St., N.W.
Speakers include host, Heidi Cullen, and Robert Socolow, Princeton University
For reports and videos visit: http://americasclimatechoices.org/
“Near-Term Emissions Choices Could Lock In Climate Changes For Centuries to Millennia
July 16, 2010 — Choices made now about carbon dioxide emissions reductions will affect climate change impacts experienced not just over the next few decades but also in coming centuries and millennia, says a new report from the National Research Council. Because CO2 in the atmosphere is long lived, it can effectively lock the Earth and future generations into a range of impacts, some of which could become very severe.”