Thursday, March 12th 2009, 2:46 PM EDT
Dr. Don Easterbrook’s letter to Andy Revkin, New York Times
I was flying home all day yesterday and just now saw your story on some of the things I said at the conference in NY. You very astutely got my point that no matter what the cause of global warming, the world is going to face huge energy and other resource problems (e.g., food production, water, etc.) in the coming decades with fewer and fewer resources. But that isn’t the whole story - take a look at the attached satellite image of March 9, 2009 and compare it to the satellite image of June, 2008. Notice that cool water in the Pacific that extends from the equator all the way up the west coast of North America into the Gulf of Alaska is still firmly entrenched.
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