Why the latest temperature check on climate change is still terrifying
Image: Hugo Herrera / The Verge The latest numbers are in for how much our planet is projected to
Image: Hugo Herrera / The verge
Look, I am not a numbers person. And if I didn't write about climate change for a living, this latest report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) wouldn't hit the same. It says that this century, global temperatures are on track to reach between 2.5 and 2.9 degrees Celsius above where they were prior to the Industrial Revolution. That statement's a snooze, right? Well, here's why I'm stress-eating Corn Pops while writing this.