The Existential Threat

Jeremy Leiss
43 min readOct 30, 2020

Understanding climate change, its far-reaching effects, and why we need to act now

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As the world continues to remain fixated on the COVID-19 pandemic, there is another pressing crisis that is not necessarily front and center for many, but one which still poses an existential threat — climate change. For decades, scientists and activists have issued stark warnings about the future of our planet, but they were often viewed as…