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Old Yesterday, 03:55 PM
 
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Not if they have air conditioning, which they will certainly have barring catastrophic povertywaves triggered by unwise policies in response to climate change.
And what unwise policies would those be? Care to share?
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Old Yesterday, 03:55 PM
 
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You'll be dead before then so why worry?
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Old Yesterday, 03:55 PM
 
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It's 2 late to stop what is to come. The planet is past the tipping point with no hope pope.
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Old Yesterday, 03:56 PM
 
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In the north eastern U.S, even our August weather is in the 70's and if we are lucky we got about a week of 80 all summer.

OP, just because one part of the world is getting high temps it doesn't mean everywhere is. That's like trying to prove global warming and pointing to a Sahara desert and saying "see" meanwhile other parts of the world are getting plummeled with snow storms.
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Old Yesterday, 04:13 PM
 
Location: Victoria, BC.
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In the north eastern U.S, even our August weather is in the 70's and if we are lucky we got about a week of 80 all summer.

OP, just because one part of the world is getting high temps it doesn't mean everywhere is. That's like trying to prove global warming and pointing to a Sahara desert and saying "see" meanwhile other parts of the world are getting plummeled with snow storms.
Do facts bother you much?

National Temperature and Precipitation Analysis. In 2016, the contiguous United States (CONUS) average temperature was 54.9F, 2.9F above the 20th century average.

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/national/201613
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Old Yesterday, 04:18 PM
 
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In the north eastern U.S, even our August weather is in the 70's and if we are lucky we got about a week of 80 all summer.

OP, just because one part of the world is getting high temps it doesn't mean everywhere is. That's like trying to prove global warming and pointing to a Sahara desert and saying "see" meanwhile other parts of the world are getting plummeled with snow storms.
Some areas will see cooler weather my man. But most of the planet will warm at a much faster pace than ever dreamed of. Things have to be kept in balance, but that is tipping to a warmer planet more and more. My snow ball effect is taking place at i type this. Less ice= more dark areas on the surface to warm up by the sun, this in turn warms us up faster and faster. Just a normal change over millions of years.
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Old Yesterday, 06:23 PM
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Location: Florida East Coast
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Not if they have air conditioning, which they will certainly have barring catastrophic povertywaves triggered by unwise policies in response to climate change.
It's ironic, but if this sort of terrible heat does happen, the answer would be air conditioning.

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But if Asias third-largest economy continues on the same trajectory in its effort to lift millions out of poverty, these vulnerable populations also risk facing the worst impact of climate change and rising temperatures.
https://qz.com/1049730/heatwaves-cou...f-the-century/

Not really. Being free of poverty and having modern energy sources and technology, the populations would just use air conditioning to survive the occasional heatwaves.
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Old Yesterday, 06:35 PM
 
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And what unwise policies would those be? Care to share?
Raising the price of energy through carbon taxes, regulations forcing use of more expensive renewables, etc., to the point that the global economy suffers and poor people in hot countries can't afford air conditioning.
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Old Yesterday, 06:36 PM
 
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Billions of people in China and India are striving for a western lifestyle where every person drives their own private car. To make matters worse there are few if any environmental regulations in those countries. The planet is doomed.
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Old Yesterday, 06:44 PM
 
Location: Japan
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It's ironic, but if this sort of terrible heat does happen, the answer would be air conditioning.

https://qz.com/1049730/heatwaves-cou...f-the-century/

Not really. Being free of poverty and having modern energy sources and technology, the populations would just use air conditioning to survive the occasional heatwaves.
Most of the problems associated with warming, and probably even the warming itself, should be fixable given steady technological progress. In a century or two we should pretty much be able to control the flow of energy to and from the Earth.
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