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Calming down about the economy?

Resume global warming anxiety

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Now that the Conference Board has declared that Canadian consumers feel the economy has bottomed out, perhaps its time to devote some attention to other fears. Just in time to fill the gloom vacuum, the Massachusetts Institutes of Technology’s world-leading climate change model offers some troubling new projections. MIT model’s uniquely takes into account the economy, the atmosphere, the oceans, and life on earth. It’s new forecast indicates a median probability of surface warming of 5.2 degrees by 2100. And that’s up from a median projected warming in the 2003 MIT study of 2.4 degrees.

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