Chris Hedges: Stand Still for the Apocalypse

Somehow, I don’t think being able to say “I told you so.” will be satisfying enough when things go to hell.

Humans must immediately implement a series of radical measures to halt carbon emissions or prepare for the collapse of entire ecosystems and the displacement, suffering and death of hundreds of millions of the globe’s inhabitants, according to a report commissioned by the World Bank. The continued failure to respond aggressively to climate change, the report warns, will mean that the planet will inevitably warm by at least 4 degrees Celsius (7.2 degrees Fahrenheit) by the end of the century, ushering in an apocalypse.

via Chris Hedges: Stand Still for the Apocalypse.

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