The five scariest things about climate change

By Gareth Renowden 11/03/2012


Hank Green of the SciShow1 gives his take on the scariest things happening (or that could happen) because of climate change. Hank’s most frightened by the potential for a complete shutdown of the oceanic thermohaline circulation, which would be almost unimaginably nasty2, but there’s plenty to think about in his list — even if you disagree with it.

[Special bonus: Nancy Sinatra.]

  1. An interesting take on science communication: hat tip to Emma for pointing me at it.
  2. If you want more info, have a read of Peter Ward’s Under A Green Sky