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“For the primary time, we’re compelled to contemplate the true danger of destabilizing the complete planet,” says local weather impression scholar Johan Rockström. In a chat backed by vivid animations of the local weather disaster, he reveals how 9 out of the 15 large biophysical programs that regulate the local weather — from the permafrost of Siberia to the good forests of the North to the Amazon rainforest — are prone to reaching tipping factors, which may make Earth uninhabitable for humanity. Hear his plan for placing the planet again on the trail of sustainability over the subsequent 10 years — and defending the way forward for our kids.
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