Climate Change already turning China Wetlands into Dust

Euronews | —

“Former wetlands in north-west China (Gansu province) have been sucked dry as the climate has changed. It is a stark warning that we can expect other ecological disaster areas like it to develop elsewhere.

With the acceleration of global warming since the Second Industrial Revolution — specifically from 1880 to 2012 — the average temperature planet-wide has risen by almost one degree Celsius — 0.85 [ nearly 2 degrees F].

Heat-trapping gas emissions in our atmosphere are the highest they have been for 800,000 years . . .”

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  1. The last time the world had 400 parts per million of CO2 in the atmosphere was 3.5 million years ago and our climate will steadily alter to meet that period. The sea levels were 12 metres higher and temperatures 2C to 3C higher. link to climateoutcome.kiwi.nz

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