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Stock photos via Getty. The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a big report on Monday . Printed out, it’s as thick as Stephen King’s It , so I doubt you’ve read the whole thing. But you’ve probably at least seen some headlines culled from its findings—mostly about how hard it’s going to be to keep climate change to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. That in turn has led a lot of people to crack jokes about the apocalypse, which is perfectly understandable, and also to write that we’ll never get out of this mess and our species is going to be wiped out, which is totally inexcusable. Anecdotally, knee-jerk bleakness appears to be the hot new trend in c... Full story

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