Bracing for a World Controlled by Climate Change

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Rising temperatures, extreme weather, loss of ecosystems and a high risk of crop yield reductions are some of the most serious concerns scientists have as the environment becomes more vulnerable to the effects climate change. In this alarming piece, David Roberts examines why we should be bracing for a world controlled by climate change.
 
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There was recently another one of those (numbingly familiar) internet tizzies wherein someone trolls environmentalists for being “alarmist” and environmentalists get mad and the troll says “why are you being so defensive?” and everybody clicks, clicks, clicks.
I have no desire to dance that dismal do-si-do again. But it is worth noting that I find the notion of “alarmism” in regard to climate change almost surreal. I barely know what to make of it. So in the name of getting our bearings, let’s review a few things we know. Continue Reading on Grist…
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