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Thousands of scientists warn about global warning

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Thousands of scientists have a dire warning for all of humanity regarding global warning: unless people change their habits, Earth can’t sustain life in the manner we are accustomed to.

Fifteen-thousand scientists signed a letter with the warning, saying the average global temperature rose by over half a degree Celsius.

Carbon dioxide emissions jumped by 62 percent, and human beings have only made progress in shrinking the hole in the Ozone layer.

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