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What we stand to lose… 9 August 2018

Climate change: What could be wiped out by temperature rise (via BBC News)

Scientists have described the serious concept of “Hothouse Earth”.

An international team of researchers suggest that global warming will have severe consequences for the planet.

They paint a picture of boiling hot climates and towering seas in years to come if temperatures rise by just 2C.

That means it could turn some of the planet’s natural forces – that currently protect us – into our enemies.

Dr Sarah Cornell is an environmental scientist and one of the researchers behind the report for the Stockholm Resilience Centre.

She’s described some of the big changes which could happen with a 2C temperature rise – which is the globally accepted amount, according to the Paris climate agreement.

Read more via BBC News…