Is It Too Late to Prepare for Climate Change? : The New Yorker
[Elizabeth Kolbert on the most recent IPCC leak] the summary reads like a laundry list of the apocalypse—flood, drought, disease, starvation. Climate change, the group noted, will reduce yields of major crops by up to two per cent each decade for the remainder of this century.
...the incidence of flooding, drought, and general weather-related mayhem will increase
...As Grist put it in a summary of the findings, “Animal Planet will get really boring.”
...Certainly they will overwhelm the abilities of frogs and trees and birds to adapt.