Edward Parson

an environmental law professor and faculty director of the UCLA Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

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Earth is approaching catastrophic levels of global warming and irreversible damage within the next decade, but there’s still a little time to avoid calamity, says the U.N.

World must halve CO2 emissions in 7 years to avoid catastrophe

Earth is approaching catastrophic levels of global warming and irreversible damage within the next decade, but there’s still a little time to avoid calamity, says the U.N.

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