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Latest climate study predicts disaster for oceans, coastlines and life as we know it

The Extinction Chronicles

Latest climate study predicts disaster for oceans, coastlines and life as we know it
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A disturbing new climate change study predicts global temperature increases of up to 8 degrees Fahrenheit as atmospheric carbon concentrations double. Humanity, it’s clear, is close to missing the chance to avoid the worst ravages of fossil fuel pollution.

That level of warming would spell disaster for our oceans and coastal communities. Coral reefs would die; marine biodiversity would plummet. Flooding and extreme storms would pummel coastal residents. And ocean acidification and hypoxia would change the basic building blocks of marine life in dangerous, unpredictable ways.

This study is just the latest alarm going off to demand climate action now. We can’t wait any longer to stop drilling and mining for fossil fuels in our public lands and waters. Such…

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  1. Great article. I hate it however when any publishing platform refuses to take responsibility for contributing author’s views. This not only diminishes the impact of the article but is promoted rank hypocrisy on the part of the publishers.

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