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Friday, November 22, 2013

"In America we’ve never changed without casualties....The Earth leads, we follow." (Rev. Billy)

1 in 4 mammal species are now threatened by extinction, 
likewise 1 in 8 bird species, 
1 in 3 species of fish, 
2 in 5 amphibians and
more than half the flowering plants and insects. 
Species of fauna and flora are today disappearing between 1,000 and 10,000 times more rapidly than their natural rate of extinction. 
We are talking about a sixth episode of mass extinction, for which this time.
Man alone is responsible."

Facts and figures on posters at the National Stadium in Warsaw where the climate summit is taking place, overrun with corporations greenwashing their way to further profits at the earth's expense.