Experts say global warming will kill almost 95% of the world’s population in the next thirty years.
“‘For humanity, it’s a matter of life or death … we will not make all human beings extinct, as a few people with the right sort of resources may put themselves in the right parts of the world and survive. But I think it’s extremely unlikely that we wouldn’t have mass death at 4[degrees]C. If you have got a population of nine billion by 2050, and you hit 4, 5 or 6[degrees]C, you might have half a billion people surviving.”
– Professor Kevin Anderson, the director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change in the UK
On course to suffer global warming of four degrees
Population, 1800 to 2021
“Professor Kevin Anderson, Director of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, said the only way to reduce global emissions enough, while allowing the poor nations to continue to grow, is to halt economic growth in the rich world over the next twenty years.”
Cancun climate change summit: scientists call for rationing in developed world – Telegraph
“It was part of a horrific weekend for B.C., which is now under a state of emergency due to the so-called “atmospheric river” that dumped unprecedented amounts of precipitation through much of the province. In an extreme weather event many are linking to climate change, entire communities were evacuated; homes and vehicles were submerged; landslides washed out roads and highways; raging rivers destabilized bridges.”
The B.C. floods are a mere hint of what climate change could do to the food supply – Macleans.ca
10 Jun 1882, Page 4 – The Brooklyn Daily Eagle at Newspapers.com
07 Jun 1894, Page 5 – The Sydney Morning Herald at Newspapers.com
04 Jun 1894, 7 – Glasgow Herald at Newspapers.com
05 Nov 1921, Page 4 – The Winnipeg Tribune at Newspapers.com
01 Jun 1948, 1 – The Gazette at Newspapers.com
During the 19th century, people didn’t have to deal with climate change fears, fear of viruses with 99.98% survivability rates, or weak cell phone signals.
TimesMachine: May 30, 1993 – NYTimes.com
This was page six news in 1924.
“THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 1924 50,000 LIVES LOST IN CHINESE FLOODS
Millions Reported Homeless in Disasters Submerging Tens of Thousands of Villages.
10,000,000 FACE FAMINE”
TimesMachine: August 14, 1924 – NYTimes.com
“WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 1891 THOUSANDS OF LIVES LOST. SEVERE SUFFERING IN SPAIN FROM THE DISASTROUS FLOODS”
TimesMachine: September 16, 1891 – NYTimes.com