NPR: “Ready — Or Not. Abrupt Climate Changes Worry Scientists Most”


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An expert panel at the National Academy of Sciences is calling for an early warning system to alert us to abrupt and potentially catastrophic events triggered by climate change.

The committee says science can anticipate some major changes to the Earth that could affect everything from agriculture to sea level. But we aren’t doing enough to look for those changes and anticipate their impacts.

To read more and to listen to the audio, head over to NPR.