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Six Degrees of Warmer: IEA Says Boston Could Become Miami Beach

There's curious stuff up on the IEA's website: the head of the International Energy Agency is officially talking about a 6 degree rise in global temperature by the end of the century. This is new:

Ambassador Richard H. Jones warned that if energy policies do not adapt, enough carbon dioxide will be being emitted to reach 1,000 parts per million in the atmosphere. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that equates to 6º Celsius increase in temperature by the end of this century. “That’s basically Miami Beach in Boston,” he said.