Cartoon from The Economist By Joe Romm on November 23, 2009 at 8:01 am 0Share This 0Tweet This Share this: "Cartoon from The Economist" Share: ‹ Newtongate: The final nail in the coffin of Renaissance and Enlightenment “thinking” After Inhofes endorsement, Carly Fiorina challenges climate science — unlike the company she once ran! › Close Like Climate Progress on Facebook Don't show this to me again 4 Responses to Cartoon from The Economist paulm says: November 23, 2009 at 1:05 pm So Jim Hansen is proven right, again. He is always years ahead of the pack. Lovelock’s predictions are nigh. GRACE satellites, paleo data predict sea level rise of 5 metres http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/282549 This study by professor Jianli Chen of the University of Texas also found that in a previous inter-glacial period called the Eemian, global temperatures were 6C higher than today, with CO2 levels roughly the same. The Eemian temperature was also 3C above previous estimates. [JR: Weird article. East Antarctica melting adds 50 meters total, but not by 2100. I don't know where they get 5 m.] paulm says: November 23, 2009 at 1:37 pm Yes, the facts are a bit askew. But right direction. Anonymous says: November 23, 2009 at 4:49 pm This would be funnier if it weren’t so true. shannon says: November 29, 2009 at 3:59 pm yes, pretty good. we will be that way before long.