More alarmism from scientists:

By the end of the century up to two fifths of the land surface of the Earth will have a hotter climate unlike anything that currently exists, according to a study that predicts the effects of global warming on local and regional climates. And in the worst case scenario, the climatic conditions on another 48% of the land surface will no longer exist on the planet at all.

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The changes – which will have a devastating affect on biodiversity hotspots such as the Amazonian and Indonesian rainforests – will wipe out numerous species that are unable to move to stay within their preferred climate range. These species will either have to evolve rapidly or die out.

“There is a real problem for conservation biologists,” said the lead author, John Williams, at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. “How do you conserve the biological diversity of these entire systems if the physical environment is changing and potentially disappearing?”

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But what do the “centrists” think about this? Somebody get me a political scientist!