A slippery slope: How much global warming constitutes “dangerous anthropogenic interference”?

@article{Hansen2005ASS,
  title={A slippery slope: How much global warming constitutes “dangerous anthropogenic interference”?},
  author={J. Hansen},
  journal={Climatic Change},
  year={2005},
  volume={68},
  pages={269-279}
}
  • J. Hansen
  • Published 2005
  • Environmental Science
  • Climatic Change
In a recent article (Hansen, 2004) I included a photograph taken by Roger Braithwaite with a rushing stream pouring into a hole in the Greenland ice sheet. The photo relates to my contention that disintegration of ice sheets is a wet, potentially rapid, process, and consequent sea level rise sets a low limit on the global warming that can be tolerated without risking dangerous anthropogenic interference with climate. I asked glaciologist Jay Zwally if I would be crucified for a caption such as… Expand
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