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IPCC report shows climate risks are rising— a scientist looks at the dangers her children will have to adapt to, from Western wildfires to Colorado River water scarcity

“My third child in now 9 years old,” writes scientist Erica A.H. Smithwick. “According to the IPCC report, his future will include about four times as many extreme events compared to the experience of someone in their 60s today.” And that’s if nations reduce fossil fuel use enough to hold global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Read the full story