Climate Change (As an x-risk)

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Resources to check out

Climate change (extreme risks) → 80,000 Hours Problem Profile ~ 20 min Also, see Learn More section for more resources
Is climate change an existential risk? → Document ~ 60 min A technical look at the level of existential risk associated with climate change. It considers various mechanisms for catastrophe including runaway climate change and resource shortage.


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