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Experts Warn of “Cataclysmic” Changes as Planetary Temperatures Rise

Published on Truthout, 27 April 2015.

As California’s epic drought worsens, every day is considered “fire season,” record temperatures are set in the Antarctic and the majority of glaciers in Canada are expected to be gone by the end of the century. According to recent studies, we are at the very beginning of a period of “abrupt” climate disruption.

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The “Mega-Drought Future,” Disappearance of Coral Reefs and Our Unwillingness to Listen

Published on Truthout, 2 March 2015.

Scientists are now mapping a world that is changing rapidly in often terrifying ways. Climate disruption and world leaders’ unwillingness to act have put us at risk of experiencing mega-droughts, the disappearance of coral reefs and other ecological impacts of an anthropogenically warming planet.

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