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The climate picture is even bleaker than we thought

 While most of us were recovering from Thanksgiving Day food comas, the U.S. government quietly dropped a bombshell climate study. It’s not a surprise to many of us that the outlook is quite dire. In over 1,600 pages of research, citations, and pleas to course correct, the study implores us that this is no longer an environmental problem. It’s becoming an economic one too. With as much as 10 percent of the United States’ GDP at stake, changing how we use resources will quite literally shape the future many of us will retire into. It will also come as little surprise that the same climate study correlates the wildfires currently blazing through California with an increase in extreme drought conditions...

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