Studies: Author of ‘The Sixth Extinction’ says Earth is on verge of new mass extinction as big as dinosaur wipe-out

The Hill: Author of ‘The Sixth Extinction’ says Earth is on verge of new mass extinction as big as dinosaur wipe-out. Will humans go extinct?

Story at a glance

  • Climate change has threatened the existence of several living species, including humankind itself.
  • One author predicts that on the current course, climate change will lead to a mass extinction on Earth.
  • Still, there are people fighting to change course.

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