Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change

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Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change

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https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/201 ... earth.html

This narrative by Nathaniel Rich is a work of history, addressing the 10-year period from 1979 to 1989: the decisive decade when humankind first came to a broad understanding of the causes and dangers of climate change. Complementing the text is a series of aerial photographs and videos, all shot over the past year by George Steinmetz. With support from the Pulitzer Center, this two-part article is based on 18 months of reporting and well over a hundred interviews. It tracks the efforts of a small group of American scientists, activists and politicians to raise the alarm and stave off catastrophe. It will come as a revelation to many readers — an agonizing revelation — to understand how thoroughly they grasped the problem and how close they came to solving it. Jake Silverstein
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yup, we're screwed
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they're screwed
Aw, he's no fun, he fell right over.

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