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Humanity’s climate ‘carbon budget’ dwindling fast

THE concept of a carbon budget is dead simple: figure out how much CO2 humanity can pump into the atmosphere without pushing Earth’s surface temperature beyond a dangerous threshold.

Deforestation + climate change = dead end for wildlife

CLIMATE change combined with galloping tropical deforestation is cutting off wildlife from life-saving cooler climes, heightening the risk of extinction, researchers said Monday.