Moving into a warmer world

“Levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have jumped abruptly, raising fears that global warming may be accelerating out of control.

“Measurements by US government scientists show that concentrations of the gas, the main cause of the climate exchange, rose by a record amount over the past 12 months. It is the third successive year in which they have increased sharply, marking an unprecedented triennial surge.”

(found via CommonDreams, article in The Independent: “Global warming spirals upwards,” by Geoffrey Lean [March 28, 2004])