"Climate Change Could Trigger Sudden Losses Of World's Wildlife: Study"

"LONDON - Climate change could trigger sudden, potentially catastrophic losses of wildlife in regions around the world over the coming decades, and the first waves could already be unfolding, according to a study published on Wednesday.

With human activity from pollution to habit destruction putting a million species at risk of extinction, according to a global research effort published a year ago, the new study homed in on the possible impact of rising temperatures.

“We found that climate change risks to biodiversity don’t increase gradually,” said lead author Alex Pigot of the Centre for Biodiversity & Environment Research at University College London."

Matthew Green reports for Reuters April 8, 2020.

Source: Reuters, 04/09/2020