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Over 15,000 Scientists Just Issued a 'Second Notice' to Humanity

Discussion in 'Climate Science, Green Tech & Controversies' started by Sandra Lindberg, Nov 13, 2017.

  1. Sandra Lindberg

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    Reassessing warning issued 25 years ago, the "second notice" to humanity warns of "widespread misery and catastrophic biodiversity loss" unless business-as-usual is upended

    Andrea Germanos, staff writer
    [​IMG]"Humanity is not taking the urgent steps needed to safeguard our imperiled biosphere," over 15,000 scientists warned in a letter published Monday. (Photo: NASA)

    Yikes.

    Over 15,000 scientists hailing from more than 180 countries just issued a dire warning to humanity:

    "Time is running out" to stop business as usual, as threats from rising greenhouse gases to biodiversity loss are pushing the biosphere to the brink.

    The new warning was published Monday in the international journal BioScience, and marks an update to the "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity" issued by nearly 1,700 leading scientists 25 years ago.

    The 1992 plea, which said Earth was on track to be "irretrievably mutilated" baring "fundamental change," however, was largely unheeded.

    Read the whole article here: Over 15,000 Scientists Just Issued a 'Second Notice' to Humanity. Can We Listen Now?
     

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