Kerry Emanuel, Ernest Moniz. Despite their calm demeanors, Kerry Emanuel and Ernie Moniz impart grave and pressing concerns about global warming to this Museum gathering.
Ronald Prinn uses the Greenhouse Gamble wheels to demonstrate the risks and benefits of taking steps to mitigate climate change.
Jerry Melillo paints a grim picture: human land use -- specifically the conversion of forests into agricultural land -- represents an irreversible loss of the capacity of the planet to store carbon.
Author: Ronald G. Prinn, Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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We developed the Greenhouse Gamble™ wheels to convey uncertainty in climate change prediction. Each wheel represents a different set of greenhouse gas policies, and each slice shows the likelihood of temperature change in that range by 2100.More information on the Greenhouse Gamble Wheels