So, where do we end up by the end of the century?

We will look back on this as one of the bleakest times in human history.

Like the fall of Rome or Europe’s Dark Ages, a reminder that humanity can go backwards as well as forwards. The gains of the 20th century have mostly been wiped out. Average lifespans have returned to pre-1900s levels. We will rebuild the world, but so much has been lost.

How did you get here?

You allowed climate change to be a source of conflict between people who saw everything as a zero-sum game.

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You can play with an interactive dashboard and see which of your decisions drove the biggest impacts on the climate.

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