EDF chief scientist: Concern about climate 100 years from now is ‘totally policy irrelevant’

So we can agree on something.

From an AOL Energy report featuring Environmental Defense Fund chief scientist Steven Hamburg:

Projections using that 100-year timeframe may be scientifically sound, but they fail to provide an effective framework for policy solutions, according to Hamburg. “It’s totally policy irrelevant,” he said. “If we use 100-year global warming potential, we get what is often the wrong policy answer for the near term.”

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