No, Climate Change Will Not End the World in 12 Years

Stoking panic and fear creates a false narrative that can overwhelm readers, leading to inaction and hopelessness

Earth isn’t ending in 12 years. It didn’t end at Y2K or when the Mayan calendar predicted the collapse of civilization in 2012. Earth, as a whole, will be okay—for at least another few billion years. What’s less settled is how humans and the rest of biodiversity on the planet will fare in the decades and centuries to come. That’s up to us and I hope we work to highlight hope over Armageddon.

Article URL : https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/no-climate-change-will-not-end-the-world-in-12-years/

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