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June 08, 2019 - Aljazeera

'Reaching end game': New paper on climate change raises alarm

'Reaching end game': New paper on climate change raises alarm
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A recent paper outlines 'hell on Earth' scenario if urgent action isn't taken to replace fossil fuels with clean energy.

"This scenario provides a glimpse into a world of 'outright chaos' on a path to the end of human civilisation and modern society as we have known it," said the paper, co-authored by Ian Dunlop, a former chair of the Australian Coal Association, and David Spratt, a long-time climate researcher.

Over a billion people have been displaced and fighting desperately for survival, with half the world's population subjected to "lethal heat" conditions for more than 20 days a year, which is "beyond the threshold of human survivability". Drought, wildfires and floods have collapsed ecosystems as two billion people struggle for potable water.

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