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In case you're a numbers person, and the Time article on global warming was too wishy-washy for you, here are some nice, cold, hard facts. Using Tim Flannery's new book The Weather Makers, the Freedom Blog has compiled some of the most damning statistics. Some of our favorites:In the 1960s, 7 million people were affected by flooding annually; today 150 million are.It is estimated that 100 tons of ancient planet life is required to create one gallon of gasoline.And, most disturbingly:Nine of the 10 warmest years on record have been since 1990.Yikes.
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