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What Scientists Say A Warming Climate Might Mean For Oklahoma

StateImpact Oklahoma

December 7, 2017

StateImpact Oklahoma - A new report from hundreds of experts and more than a dozen federal agencies is stark: Humans are likely responsible for the warmest period in modern civilization.

Katharine Hayhoe, one of the report's lead authors, said the peer-reviewed report is currently "the most comprehensive, up-to-date, state-of-the-art report on climate science in the entire world."

In a live Facebook discussion about the report, Hayhoe, the director of the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University, said the findings can be summed up in a single sentence: "Climate is changing, humans are responsible, the risks are real, and the window of time we have to keep warming below dangerous levels is closing fast."

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