World scientists – we can’t raise the temperature by more than two degrees Celsius

The official position of planet Earth at the moment is that we can’t raise the temperature more than two degrees Celsius.

Some context: So far, we’ve raised the average temperature of the planet just under 0.8 degrees Celsius, and that has caused far more damage than most scientists expected 다운로드. (A third of summer sea ice in the Arctic is gone, the oceans are 30 percent more acidic, and since warm air holds more water vapor than cold, the atmosphere over the oceans is a shocking five percent wetter, loading the dice for devastating floods.)

Scientists estimate that humans can pour roughly 565 more gigatons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere by midcentury and still have some reasonable hope of staying below two degrees 다운로드.

We’re not getting any free lunch from the world’s economies, either. With only a single year’s lull in 2009 at the height of the financial crisis, we’ve continued to pour record amounts of carbon into the atmosphere, year after year 바둑 대국. In late May, the International Energy Agency published its latest figures – CO2 emissions last year rose to 31.6 gigatons, up 3.2 percent from the year before 다운로드.

  • America had a warm winter and converted more coal-fired power plants to natural gas, so its emissions fell slightly
  • China kept booming, so its carbon output (which recently surpassed the U.S.) rose 9.3 percent
  • Japanese shut down their fleet of nukes post-Fukushima, so their emissions edged up 2.4 percent 엑시트 1080p 다운로드.

 

Keep reading: Rolling Stone – Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math

 

 

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U.S. unemployment drops to 8.0% – Gallup reports, May 2012

U.S 듀얼 1화 다운로드. unemployment, as measured by Gallup without seasonal adjustment, dropped to 8.0% in May, a new low since Gallup began measuring employment in 2010, and more than a full percentage-point decline from May 2011 code39 폰트 다운로드. Gallup’s seasonally adjusted number for May is 8.3%, down from 8.6% in April. However, that remains higher than the seasonally adjusted low of 7.9% recorded in January 2012 다운로드.

Despite recent drops in unemployment reported by Gallup and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the U.S. employment situation remains fragile 다운로드.

 

Fragile…or, rocky as seen in the graph above where the numbers have been rising/falling since January 2012.

Tomorrow the U.S 휴직증명서 다운로드. government’s will publish its own unemployment numbers form the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

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Super Hero Film Festival – May 18-21 – from the Los Angeles Times

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Friday, May 18

7:00 pm – Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Special guests: Zack Snyder and Robert Kirkman

10:00 pm – Shaun of the Dead
Special guest: Edgar Wright

 

Saturday, May 19

12:00 pm – RoboCop
Special guest: Peter Weller

4:00 pm – A Clockwork Orange
Special guest: Malcolm McDowell

8:30 pm – SUPER
Special guest: Rainn Wilson

 

Sunday, May 20

2:00 pm – WALL-E
Special guest: Andrew Stanton
Includes a special preview of Disney/Pixar’s ‘Brave’

6:00 pm – Serenity (SOLD OUT)
Special guest: Nathan Fillion

 

Monday, May 21

7:30 pm – An Evening with Stan Lee
Screening: X-Men

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May the 4th be with you – #HappyStarWarsDay

May 4 is considered a holiday by Star Wars fans to celebrate Star Wars culture and honor the films.

May 4 is called Star Wars Day because of the popularity of a common pun spoken on this day 스케치업 7 한글 다운로드. Since the phrase “May the Force be with you” is a famous quote often spoken in the Star Wars films, fans commonly say “May the fourth be with you” on this day 스케치업 2017 한글판 다운로드.

Current day Star Wars fans were not the first to introduce the line “May the fourth be with you”: when Margaret Thatcher was elected Britain’s first female Prime Minister on May 4, 1979, her party placed an advertisement in The London Evening News that said “May the Fourth Be with You, Maggie 콜 오브 듀티 모던 워페어 다운로드. Congratulations.” This reading of the line has also been recorded in the UK Parliament’s Hansard.

In a 2005 interview on German news TV channel N24, George Lucas was asked to say the famous sentence “May the Force be with you.” The interpreter simultaneously interpreted the sentence into German as Am 4 쿵푸요가 다운로드. Mai sind wir bei Ihnen (“We shall be with you on May 4”). This was captured by TV Total and aired on May 18, 2005.

In 2011, the first organized celebration of Star Wars Day took place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the Toronto Underground Cinema 팜 겟츠 와이파이 다운로드. Festivities included an Original Trilogy Trivia Game Show; a costume contest with celebrity judges; and the web’s best tribute films, mash-ups, parodies, and remixes on the big screen 다운로드. The second annual edition is scheduled to take place on Friday, May 4, 2012.

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…and don’t forget tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day 다운로드.

 

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