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The summary of the latest big IPCC report was watered down by rich countries, which don't want to be blamed for climate change or called upon to help poor countries survive it.
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Making summer vacation plans? Here's your list of must-visit places that may not be places for much longer.
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Fossil fuels must stay in the ground so we don't destroy our planet from global warming! 350 parts per million of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere is what many scientists, climate experts, and national governments are now saying is the safe upper limit for sustainable life on earth. For many thousands of years before human industrialization it was 180-280 parts per million. Because of our massive burning of fossil fuels, we are now at 400 parts per million and rapidly rising which will release huge amounts of frozen methane making things much worse. This is similar to the Permian period approx. 250 to 300 million years ago when huge volcanoes in what is now Russia raised the CO2 level to 900 ppm (parts per million) and the mean surface temperature 2 degrees C above modern level. Oceans rose significantly above modern levels, lost their oxygen and emitted deadly hydrogen sulphide gas. Nearly 90% of marine species and 70% of terrestrial species died out. It would take millions of years, well into the Triassic period for life to recover from this catastrophe. We are very near a tipping point where release of frozen methane in the oceans will create global warming destruction that we cannot reverse. Stopping this destruction of our planet is the most important issue of our time!

We have got to stop burning fossil fuels as fast as possible. Solar panels for homes now are affordable and make economic sense. Electric hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell cars are rapidly developing, becoming more affordable and becoming a compelling buying decision. Buildings can be made much more energy efficient. Biofuels from algae hold promise. Renewable energy creates many more jobs and prosperity for the United States. We all must do our part to stop burning fossil fuels and leave them in the ground!

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It is nice to see all new players on Survivor this season but as rookies, they are making a lot of mistakes.
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