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Anonymous asked in EnvironmentGlobal Warming · 2 months ago

I often hear on the news that climate change is an “existential threat.”  What exactly does that mean?

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  • ?
    Lv 6
    2 months ago
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    I have no idea....why would any one say that or phrase it that way?

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    It means if the temperature rises a degree, all life as we know it is over.  If it is 71 DegF outside instead of 70, I am sure we can all agree that life is over.  Nothing could survive that.  It means we have to turn over all our freedoms and money to fascists that promise to save the planet for us.  It is just something that is obvious.  Come on Man.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    It means big pharma is going to exploit us once again. 

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    If it is such a threat, why do I keep hearing -for the past 50 years-the same argument without anything being done about it?  

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    don't drink the kool-aid. they have been saying that for 50 years.

  • 2 months ago

    maybe that its not really a threat

  • BB
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    It is code for..."If you (not We) don't lower your standard of living and pay crazy high taxes, then you're gonna die...and...we mean it this time!!"

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    An existential threat means that humans could be totally wiped off the planet.  It will be mass extinction. 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Another fake "question" from Dirac/Jim2/socks-R-us.

    His new technique is posting these seeming naive and innocuous "questions."

    It's Dirac, for sure.  He's just going to give himself best answer.

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