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 . . .”