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Great Barrier Reef: it was nice knowing you

Europe, the US, Japan, China, and India (not to mention Australia), none of them have indicated any attempts to arrest global warming within the next twenty years. At best, they talk about reducing CO2 and other ghg emissions on a 40 or 50 year timescale. Looks like the Great Barrier Reef fat lady is going to sing.
Reef gone in 20 years if warming continues [1] Leigh Dayton, Science writer, The Australian April 07, 2007 THE Great Barrier Reef – one of the natural wonders of the world – could be gone in 20 years unless global warming was slowed, scientists warned last night. [cont’d [1]]