An Ecological Enlightenment

02/11/2013 15:08

by Stephan Harding

Ecobuddhism: The Arctic sea ice is at an all-time low as we speak (October 2012). It could be gone in summer within five years…creating a definitive climate tipping point. How do you respond to that?

Stephan Harding: In many different ways.  First of all it shows that the climate models are too conservative.  They show too much stability. There are reasonable guides to the future, but we have to admit they are conservative guides. That means probably that things will change much faster than we thought. [Read more] ...