YES, CLIMATE CHANGE REALLY IS AN EXISTENTIAL THREAT TO HUMANITY

Rick Fischer
Feb 22, 2017 · 16 min read

Essay 1: It’s happened before; it’ll happen again

Looking at human history, climate change has been the most drastic threat by far to our continued existence as a species. This essay will present some facts to back that statement up and give the reader a sense of the impact. The essay is a bit long because the story is just so compelling and interesting. I tried to shorten it, but everything I might leave out is needed for a fuller understanding of what changing climate can do to our lives, and everything links up with other sections later on.

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