Say Goodbye to the Statue of Liberty and the Pyramids of Giza
According to a study of global warming, 20 percent of UNESCO World Heritage sites face extinction.
It may take a long time, as the article below describes, but it’s a bit chilling, if you’ll forgive the pun, to realize that in addition to all the famine, fire and human suffering to come with a hotter planet, we’ll also lose many of the greatest achievements of our collective history.
Go see the Colosseum and the Sydney Opera House while you still can.
— Posted by Peter Z. Scheer
The sightseer of 4014 may have to pay a virtual visit to the Tower of London or Statue of Liberty, said a climate study Wednesday that warned of dramatic ocean encroachment on heritage sites. While modern civilisation is fascinated by the pyramids of…
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