We're Only 86 Years Away From Another 'Ice Age Unit.' A Super Cool Cartoon Explains What That Means.

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It can be hard to imagine just how big of a deal global temperature change is. Here's a comic that puts it all in perspective.


Original by xkcd creator Randall Munroe, reposted under Creative Commons license. Thumbnail photos via Thinkstock.


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