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The points mentioned about climate change in this clip, are soon to become our reality if we don't start working on climate change

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https://www.youtube.com/v/MDdEpFxHaBM&autoplay=1&hd=1

Although this is a fictional representation of the effects after they've happened, here are the latest data and estimates (Sept 2014) for what's projected to occur before they happen:

¬ Earth is on track for the worst-case scenario of between 3°C to 5°C warming by 2100.  To put that into perspective, actual warming to date has been just 0.8°C, and we've already seen California suffer from massive droughts, and 10 million citizens of Sao Paulo suffering from a complete running dry of municipal water.

¬ The World Bank's report notes that we've already 'locked in' warming of 1.5°C (probably a low estimate) which will reduce crops by 30% in some parts of the world. To hit 4°C or 5°C would be catastrophic for large parts of the planet.  At 6°C, the entire planet would almost certainly be in a state of complete collapse.

¬ We need to drop global CO2 emissions to zero over the next 20-30 years, to have any chance of human civilization surviving beyond the next 100 years.

¬ Some specific targets we can hit: 
. . ¬ Burning coal is so detrimental, that it singularly accounts for 40% of global CO2 emissions.  We need to ban all coal burning in the next 5 years or so
. . ¬ We need to get rid of fossil fuel vehicles
. . ¬ We need to phase out natural gas
. . ¬ We need to implement carbon taxes
. . ¬ We need to invent some way of removing CO2 from the atmosphere

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#climatechange   #FossilFuels #Water #Drought   #co2   #storms  
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Yeah, the list doesn't mention it, but the video touches on it briefly.
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40,000 elephants and over 1,200 rhinos killed by poachers last year - Drones and computers can stop it
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+George Applegate True, but I'm pretty sure they wouldn't :)
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Why Are So Many Violent Criminals Walking Free?

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Building Curiosity

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Climate change - Earth's giant game of Tetris

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Two excellent websites to use with climate change deniers/cynics

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- http://www.skepticalscience.com/argument.php

- http://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/
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Want to talk?  Connect with someone who will really listen.  7 Cups Of Tea provides free, anonymous, and confidential conversations with trained active listeners

"Whatever obstacles that life may throw your way - whether it's depression, anxiety, a breakup, relationship problems, or any others - 7 Cups Of Tea has someone for you to talk to."
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Do Video Games Make You Violent?

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Five Stupid Things About the Nazis

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"The only problem with Islamic fundamentalism, are the fundamentals of Islam"

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What are those floaty things in your eye

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Catching Kayla - The remarkable story of Kayla Montgomery - who, despite being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, has become one of the best young runners in the United States

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Haha - I know what you mean - it's a real 'heart string tugging' story.

I wondered whether I should put more info about the story than just "Catching Kayla", but I didn't have time.  I've edited it now to include more of a description.
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I’m a freelance web designer and developer, living in Wiltshire in the UK. I specialize in WordPress-based websites, and I use clean, standards-based code, which is cross-browser compatible.
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I’ve been active in web design and web development for 9 years. Prior to going freelance, I worked full-time as the web designer and developer for Annabel Chaffer.

I’m passionate about WordPress, and, over the years, I’ve built up extensive experience with it.

I have good organisational skills, I’m self-motivated, and have excellent English communication skills (written and verbal). I’d say I’m definitely a systematic, analytical thinker, and a good problem-solver.