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Unformatted text preview: -Emissions from fossil fuel burnings have overwhelmed absorption capabilities of the land and oceans o Blanket has gotten thicker, causing warming to occur faster o About half of what goes up during a year stays up-Dont have a wait and see option when it comes to global warming o Handout of effects of different degrees of warming-2 degrees is good as an insurance policy-3 kinds of inequalities o Inequality of impact and vulnerability of future impact Developing countries are hit harder and will be hit harder Matter of geography (tropics, glaciers) Socioeconomic reasons (more are in rural communities)-...
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- Spring '09