Kate Brauman

Lead scientist for the global water initiative at the University of Minnesota institute on the Environment. Coordinating lead author of the IPBES Global Assessment.

Lead scientist for the global water initiative at the University of Minnesota institute on the Environment.  Coordinating lead author of the IPBES Global Assessment.   

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More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.

Climate change and species extinction

More than a million species of plants, animals, fish and insects are going extinct because of human activity. A massive report from the UN blames it partly on climate change.

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