A Hitchhiker's Guide to Climate Denial


Douglas Adams' iconic Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy deals flippantly with apocalypse and disaster. In real life, a new World Meteorological Organization report indicates a 50-50 chance the world will surpass the "critical threshold" for global warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius. Not even Douglas Adams could write a joke this dark.

Reuters: World could see 1.5C of warming in next five years, May 10, 2022.

BBC: Past seven years hottest on record, EU satellite data shows, January 10, 2022.

The Economist: See what three degrees of global warming looks like, October 7, 2021.