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Climate Change Will Accelerate Earth’s Sixth Mass Extinction — Smithsonian Magazine

The pace at which species disappear is picking up as temperatures rise, and things are looking especially troubling in the tropics.

Climate, Coral and Sarah Palin – The New York Times, News and Observer

Climate scientists and meteorologists disagree on warming; coral reefs are dying around the world; and rising sea levels have claimed a small island in the Bay of Bengal.

Synopsis of Recent Scientific Findings on Global Warming – A Statement by NC WARN

Despite a well-funded public relations offensive by polluting industries, by 2001 scientific consensus was solid: Rising global temperatures are primarily caused by burning fossil fuels. Since then, evidence is mounting that 1) global warming is advancing rapidly; 2) rising temperatures are driving extreme weather; 3) the rate of warming is accelerating at a disturbing pace; and 4) we are rapidly approaching a point of no return.

Emergency Methane Action

Watch press conference at the Governor's office in Raleigh on June 15, 2017 featuring Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, president of the NC NAACP.
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blackburn-homeThe John O. Blackburn Award
Read the inspiring stories of Dr. Steve Wing, Joyce and Rev. Nelson Johnson, and other recipients of NC WARN's Blackburn Award.

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