Global Warming
01- 1000 years
02- CO2
03- Positive Feedback
04- 1C Increase
05- 2C Increase
06- 3C Increase
07- 4C Increase
08- 5C Increase
09- 6C Increase
10- Accelerated Tectonics
11- Ocean Basins
12- Building Storms
13- Warmer Waters
14- Chile Axis Shift
15- Hell In The Pacific
  Mars
16- Runaway Loops
17- Transition
18- Continuity of Worlds
19- Super Floods
20- Kasei Valles
21- Epicentre
22- Plate Boundaries
   
   
   

06 - 3C Increase

 

 

A 3 degree increase would recreate the climate of the last epoch of the Tertiary period, the Pliocene, 3 million years ago. The northern hemisphere had no glaciers on its continents and sea levels were 25 metres higher. Warmer seas absorb more CO2.

On land huge amounts of carbon are stored in the soil, some estimated 1600 gigatonnes, more than double the entire carbon content of the atmosphere. As soil warms this stored carbon is released ino the atmosphere. A runaway positive feedback loop pours carbon into the atmsphere increasing concenrations by 250 parts per million by 2100, increasing global warming by another 1.5C

With new ‘'super-hurricanes' growing from the continually warming sea, Houston would be gone by 2045 and Australia uninhabitable. As the land burns the sea continues to rise, 80% of arctic sea ice will be gone.

   
  Alan Lambert 2011