By Willis Eschenbach – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com
Much angst has been expended on a very vague climate threshold, the so-called “2 degrees Celsius limit”, sometimes called the “2° global warming tipping point”. I find it all quite hilarious, for a reason that will become clear shortly. First a bit of prologue. Here’s the New Republic from 2014 about the two-degree limit:
This Is What Our Hellish World Will Look Like After We Hit the Global Warming Tipping Point
BY REBECCA LEBER, December 21, 2014
The de facto assumption of climate change policy is that the world must limit the increase in global temperatures to 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit (2 degrees Celsius) above pre-Industrial levels, or risk hitting a tipping point where the impact becomes irreversible.