UPDATE: On August 9, 2021, the IPCC released its Sixth Assessment Report, which details the dire state of the planet and how the global community has a very narrow pathway to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Read more about this groundbreaking report here.
From the author: This piece was inspired by The Hot and Bothered podcast episode “What Climate Doomsdayers Get Wrong,” which gave me a major perspective shift on the IPCC report.
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