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It is said that seeing is believing; what we don’t see, we find it difficult to believe. That’s the tragedy with understanding climate change – we can’t fully comprehend the horrors that will be unleashed on us if we do nothing about our slowly and gradually heating planet. These are horrors that we do not understand because we don’t see this gradual warming very well. Over fifteen years, the city that live in has become warmer by a few degrees as the population here has exploded. Even if we can see and sense global warming, we push it aside as one of the constants. It is given in the article today that there is evidence that civilizations were wiped out in the 17th century because of climate change. Here’s a bird’s eye view of the future of our planet.

[Link contributed by a reader]
http://aeon.co/magazine/society/welcome-to-earth-population-500-million/

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