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What will a global water scarcity map look like in 2095? Radically different, according to scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, depending on the type and the stringency of the climate mitigation policies chosen to reduce carbon pollution.
Rising temperatures are a significant driver of permanent migration among poor farmers in Indonesia, according to a recent study. It found that temperature increases, due to their long-term effects on household income, were a far more significant driver of migration than extreme events such as floods. Based on the results, the researchers further estimated that a two degree increase in temperature could force up to 5% of the population to migrate by the end of the century.
Other than drilling deep into the ground and burning fossilized hydrocarbons, we've invented better ways to do everything. At time when America's economic superiority is facing unprecedented challenges, are we really willing to believe that the 100-y...