The ‘Holy Sh*t’ re­sponse to cli­mate change

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A leading NASA sci­en­tist de­scribed the dis­cov­ery of the enor­mous West Antarc­tic ice sheet melt, which could raise sea lev­els by four me­tres, as our ‘holy sh*t’ cli­mate mo­ment, and said that it needs an ap­pro­pri­ate re­sponse.

Global move­ment or­gan­i­sa­tion Avaaz has re­sponded by plan­ning a record break­ing global day of ac­tion right be­fore world lead­ers meet in Septem­ber at the UN cli­mate sum­mit in New York. Find out more at bit.ly/1iMU30q Mean­while cli­mat­evoter.org.nz has kicked off in NZ, ask­ing people to use their vote this year to whichever party has the sound­est poli­cies to­ward cli­mate change. Go­ing to press al­most 13,000 had signed up.

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