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Environment

A Moving Target

Collide-a-ScapeBy Keith KloorApril 14, 2009 6:35 AM

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This new poll of climate scientists by The Guardian will raise many an eyebrow. If the quotes in the article reflect where the climate science community is heading, get ready for an ugly debate that will probably split the environmental community. The mitigation crowd has already boarded its freight train. If the adaptation crowd gets big enough to warrant its own train, watch out for an ensuing collision. Just as an aside: I know plenty of ecologists who would agree with this kicker in The Guardian piece:

Many of the experts stressed that an inability to hit the 2C target did not mean that efforts to tackle global warming should be abandoned, but that the emphasis is now on damage limitation.

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