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Date of Publication: June 24
Year of Publication: 2023
Publication City: Canberra, Australia
Publisher: Pearls and Irritations Pty Ltd
Author(s): Julian Cribb
While much of humanity was glued to the unfolding drama over one tiny submarine, the Earth we all inhabit is slowly, steadily and implacably imploding around us.
Ocean temperatures are raging off the scale, icecaps are melting and seas rising, forests are ablaze across continents, ‘heat bombs’ in heavily populated regions are pushing them into the wet bulb ‘death zone’. Water supplies are running out in scores of countries, food chains are tottering, wildlife is vanishing quicker than it did in the Jurassic and forests falling faster. The drumbeat to nuclear war grows louder. A third of a billion people are on the road every year, seeking to escape the crises they foresee in their homelands.
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