February 2004 Archives

Twisting a scenario into certainty

I haven't been keeping up with news recently, but a few days ago the Observer reported that a Pentagon paper given to Bush "warns that major European cities will be sunk beneath rising seas as Britain is plunged into a 'Siberian' climate by 2020."

Shell's scenarios

Matt Locke has been at a workshop with the Shell Scenarios team. He also links to their site which has plenty of pages and documents on their work. Matt's going to be posting highlights of his days there over the next few days, so keep an eye on Test.

Getting Chilly

Matt Jones (among others) quotes and points to a scary Fortune article about how soon and how rapidly (over less than a decade) global warming could make the Northern Hemisphere very cold. Leading to wars for natural resources and general horrifying scariness.