More Scared Climate Scientists Share Their “Feelings”

Watts Up With That?

Dr Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick Dr Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick sharing her feelings at a protest. Source Flickr, author Takver, Creative Commons Attribution License, modified – original image cropped

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

What do you do when your feeble climate evidence fails to convince?

Climate scientists reveal their fears for the future

Cradling her newborn baby girl, heatwave expert Sarah Perkins Kirkpatrick admits to feeling torn between the joy of motherhood and anxiety over her first-born child’s future.

I always wanted a big family and I’m thrilled. But my happiness is altered by what I know is coming with climate change,” she said.

“I don’t like to scare people but the future’s not looking very good.

“Having a baby makes it personal. Will this child suffer heatstroke just walking to school?”

‘I wouldn’t want to live in Brisbane or further north’

How hot could it get?

All of Australia…

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