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What If The World Went Vegetarian?

What If The World Went Vegetarian?

Chances are you or someone you know is vegetarian – so we thought we’d try a thought experiment. What would happen if everyone in the world was suddenly a vegetarian? What effect would it have on our lives and the planet? Before we begin, full disclosure: none of us at AsapSCIENCE are vegetarians. And the …

Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change

Why humans are so bad at thinking about climate change

“We are hurtling toward the day when climate change could be irreversible.” “Rising sea levels already altering this nation’s coast.” “China’s capital is choking in its worst pollution of the year.” “5% of species will become extinct.” “Sea levels rising, glaciers melting.” Okay. Enough. I get it. It’s not like I don’t care about polar …

Climate Change Will Impact Health

Climate Change Will Impact Health

People probably know that scientists have been studying climate change for years and looking at how a changing climate affects global temperatures and sea level rise, and that’s important, but I think that most people don’t know that there’s hundreds of studies now connecting the dots between climate change and human health, and that’s a …