Earth Tipping Point Study In Nature Journal Predicts Disturbing And Unpredictable Changes

(Blog Post) Earth is rapidly headed toward a catastrophic breakdown if humans don't get their act together, according to an international group of scientists. Full Story »

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by Jack Dinkmeyer - Jun. 9, 2012

Scary article with more than a hint of scientific credibility. A major reason global warming deniers are winning the climate change debate is love our excesses, and no one really wants to suffer the sacrifices and massive life changes needed to pull back from the brink. No, that has been reserved for our children. Thus, heads in the sand is our successfully indifference technique currently in fashion. Except if our heads are in the sand, guess where the disaster is going to bite us.

There is a very high possibility that by the end of the century, the Earth is going to be a very different place," study researcher Anthony Barnosky told LiveScience. Barnosky, a professor of integrative biology from the University of California, Berkeley, joined a group of 17 other scientists to warn that this new planet might not be a pleasant place to live.

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