We’ve got 5 years to save world says Australia’s chief scientist Professor Penny Sackett
THE planet has just five years to avoid disastrous global warming, says the Federal Government’s chief scientist.
Prof Penny Sackett yesterday urged all Australians to reduce their carbon footprint.
The professor said even if all the world stopped producing carbon dioxide immediately, temperature increases of 1.3C were unavoidable.
Asked to explain data that showed the earth had been cooling in recent years, the trained astrophysicist acknowledged air temperatures had leveled during the La Nina weather pattern, now nearing an end.”
Disastrous Global Warming will be locked in by Thursday I would say. Start packing the bunker.
Penny Sackett was the director of the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (a part of ANU) for five years. From 2008 – 2011 she was appointed Chief Scientist of Australia. She was there in June 2009 with Will Steffen and Minister Penny Wong, when Steve Fielding brought skeptics Evans, Carter, Franks and Kininmonth to Parliament.
h/t to Robbo.