Are we going to let capitalism destroy life on Earth?
According to 99 percent of climate scientists – we’ll know by the end of the century.
Scientists have agreed for three decades about what is causing atmospheric temperatures to rise – humans are burning Earth’s carbon resources to fuel economic activity.
But even before we knew what was causing the temperature to rise – scientists warned about the dire global impacts of a two degree increase in atmospheric temperatures.
Earth’s climate has been basically stable for hundreds of thousands of years..
But that changed during the industrial revolution – when Great Britain realized the potential of coal-powered steam engines.
Soon continental Europe and the US followed suit.