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Doomsday or fossil fuels? Mankind has a choice to make, says author Marshall Brain

Humanity has already added something close to two trillion tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere via the fossil fuels we have burned in the past. Humanity is currently adding about 35 billion tons of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere each year. Each new ton makes our planet a little warmer. We cannot afford to add any more. Here’s why – and examples of what is likely to happen if we don’t.

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Doomsday Bingo in review: Close to a ‘winning’ card in 2023 – on to 2024

Editor’s note: Marshall Brain – futurist, inventor, NCSU professor, writer and creator of “How Stuff Works” –  is a contributor to WRAL TechWire.  He’s also author of “The Doomsday Book: The Science Behind Humanity’s Greatest Threats.” Brain has written several posts recently about the threat of climate change. His exclusive columns written for TechWire...

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