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5 Scary Effects Of Climate Change That Could Happen In Your Lifetime

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Justine Alford

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clockJul 21 2014, 16:24 UTC
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NASA/NOAA/GSFC/Suomi NPP/VIIRS/Norman Kuring - - Blue Marble 2012, via Wikimedia Commons.

While this amusing video from The SciShow may be (deliberately) dramatic, it highlights some of the worst case scenarios if climate change continues the way it is going without a concerted global effort to prevent some of the inevitable problems that we will face. Most are pretty well known as they’re already happening all around us- flooding, drought, ocean acidification, sea level rises, melting ice, damages to delicate systems etc. Others less so.

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In an eloquent summary: “Everything dies and the entire Earth smells like 20 billion rotten eggs.”

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  • climate change,

  • global warming

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