We’re altering the climate so severely that we’ll soon face apocalyptic repercussions. Sucking carbon dioxide out of the air could save us.

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The Earth is warming so rapidly that most experts agree we’ll need to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere in order to avoid the worst consequences of climate change.
A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine lays out a range of options for how to do that. 
But the authors say developing these negative-emissions technologies requires large-scale investment from the government — and the funding has to come immediately. 

Deadly hurricanes seem to be becoming more frequent, 12 of the 15 largest wildfires in California history have occurred in the last two decades, and cities like Cape Town, South Africa are facing severe water shortages.

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