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June 04, 2019 - Common Dreams

'Existential' Risk of Climate Crisis Could Lead to Civilizational Collapse by 2050, Warns Report

'Existential' Risk of Climate Crisis Could Lead to Civilizational Collapse by 2050, Warns Report
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"The world is currently completely unprepared to envisage, and even less deal with, the consequences of catastrophic climate change."

Even by the standards of the dire predictions given in climate studies, this one's extreme: civilization itself could be past the point of no return by 2050.

That's the conclusion from Australian climate think tank Breakthrough National Centre for Climate Restoration, which released a report (PDF) May 30 claiming that unless humanity takes drastic and immediate action to stop the climate crisis, a combination of food production instability, water shortages, and extreme weather could result in a complete societal breakdown worldwide.

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