Elsewhere, James Hansen calls for action on coal (Mr. Rogers and Darth Vader), while Stephen Schneider walks through some of the uncertainties (Modeling the future):
While we say it's likely (there's at least a 2 in 3 chance) that it won't go up above four and a half degrees, there's a 10-20 percent chance that we could have blown it already and we'll end up at the catastrophic end of the bell curve of uncertainty.Meanwhile in the other/real world, China offers Nigeria $50bn credit -- a great boost for oil and gas.
Here's hoping Al Gore is right.
P.S. Yesterday, Joe Romm posted the first part of an enlightening run-through of whether 440pp or less is politically possible.