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Our species has crossed the 400 threshold - a grim landmark

Bill McKibben, 350.org writes:
On May 9th, for the first time ever, the carbon dioxide counter on the side of Mauna Loa, the most important scientific instrument on earth, recorded a daily average of above 400 parts per million. It’s a grim landmark -- it’s been several million years since CO2 reached these levels in the atmosphere.

Toronto's Future Weather and Climate

     The rainy spring evening of April 9 '13, residents gathered at Swansea Town Hall to meet and hear Franz Hartmann, Executive Director of TEA, Toronto Environmental Alliance, share how he first learned about the existence of Toronto's Future Weather and Climate study. He walked us through deeper levels of understanding as to what the study projects, and what this means for each of us, for our community, for our City.

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