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Drought, plague, fire: the apocalypse feels nigh. Yet we have tools to stop it | Art Cullen

In climate change, the Four Horsemen have a perfect force of destruction. Maybe these fires and floods will be a wake-up call to stop stalling
‘When your home burns down twice, do you bet on a third time?’ Photograph: David McNew/Getty Images

As the west coast burns into an orange hellscape you have to wonder if those preaching the end of time aren’t on to something. The people smart enough to make a cellphone have been warning that we have no more than a decade to tamp down the climate crisis. Other wise men and women think we don’t even have that much time. We should listen.

People have been preaching the end of time since the beginning of time. The whole story got laid down in the Book

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