The government is now looking at a “more pessimistic scenario” where warming hits 4C. Bechu added that “in truth, we should call it realistic”. It could mean years where heatwaves last up to two months and some southern parts of the country have up to 90 nights with tropical temperatures a year. This degree of warming would also see more extreme rainfall in northern parts of France and longer droughts in the south and west of the country. Water shortages could also increase, causing pressure on agriculture, and “almost all French glaciers will have disappeared”.Rosie Frost
Climate-changing human activity could lead to 1 billion deaths over the next century, according to new study
by Michael T. Klare in The Nation….Will our own elites perform any better than the rulers of Chaco Canyon, the Mayan heartland, and Viking Greenland?