We’re Destroying the Planet in Ways That Are Even Worse Than Global Warming

Posted by Mike Confino, January 18, 2015

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Humans are “eating away at our own life support systems” at a rate unseen in the past 10,000 years by degrading land and freshwater systems, emitting greenhouse gases and releasing vast amounts of agricultural chemicals into the environment, new research has found.

Two major new studies by an international team of researchers have pinpointed the key factors that ensure a livable planet for humans, with stark results.

via We’re Destroying the Planet in Ways That Are Even Worse Than Global Warming | Mother Jones.

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