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Bodies per barrel

A new “Lives Saved Calculator” was just released by a collaboration of experts called the Climate Impact Lab. They calculate a total of 7.4 million lives saved over this century if the U.S. cuts emissions to net-zero.

June 17, 2022
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How millions of lives can be saved if the US acts now on climate

“Each additional ton of carbon has these global impacts – there is a tangible difference in terms of death rates,” said Hannah Hess, associate director at the research group Rhodium, which is part of the Climate Impact Lab consortium that…

The Guardian - June 16, 2022
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California summer: Why drought makes us scared, edgy, angry

In a 2013 meta-analysis of more than 50 scientific studies, Stanford economist Marshall Burke and Solomon Hsiang, director of UC Berkeley’s Global Policy Laboratory, found that global warming is connected to a rise in violence, from fights and assaults to…

The Mercury News - May 10, 2022
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