Five Big Questions About How to Forge Humanity’s Future | Second Opinion | Smithsonian

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Tourist visit this glacier in a tour called “Route of climate change” in Huaraz, Peru. (Associated Press)

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We are increasingly living on a planet of extremes: more heat, more drought, more flooding, bigger storms. More species are at risk of extinction than ever before in humankind’s history. Entire ecosystems are in danger of vanishing. We have entered an age in which humans are the most significant force of global change, in ways that go far beyond altering the climate


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