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Here's the best place in America to live to dodge the oncoming climate catastrophe

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The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a terrifying report last year that said the world has 12 years to reduce its carbon output by 45% to avoid a climate catastrophe.

That was last year, so now we have 11 years to get our collective act together.

What will happen if we don't? Inside Climate News says it will result in "dangerous and costly disruptions to global societies and ecosystems, including longer, hotter heat waves and more frequent crop-killing droughts."


We'll also face melting glaciers, polar ice sheets, and the thawing of Arctic permafrost which will lead to rising sea levels.

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Obviously, we need to act fast to help the environment, but if humanity falls short, we'll all need a plan B. And no, the moon isn't an option.

The best thing to do would be to move to a safe location that will be somewhat positively affected by the forces that will turn the Earth into a wretched hellscape.

The folks over at Popular Science believe they've come up with the best place to live in America in 2100 when climate change is in full effect: Michigan's upper peninsula, specifically Sault Ste. Marie.

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The map below details what America will look like in 2100.

The entire coastline, from Main, down to Florida, up the California coast to Washington will be flooded.

Disease-carrying mosquitoes will take over most of the western states, including: Nevada, New Mexico, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.

A rise in water-vapor concentration will turn parts of Texas and Oklahoma into tornado alley while hurricanes will devastate Florida and Appalachia.

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However, Michigan's northern peninsula will probably be a nicer place to live than it is now. "[It] will be only slightly warmer than it is now (don't sweat it; you can still ice fish) and will be lucky enough to escape most of the changes wreaking havoc on the rest of the country," the map reads.

The Sault Ste. Marie visitors bureau paints a pretty picture of the town.

We're a diverse waterfront community, and we offer a wealth of things to see and do. Visit us for year-round recreational activities, historical sites, the world-famous Soo Locks, Tahquamenon Falls, spectacular lighthouses, and pristine natural environments.

According to Zillow, you can get a nice house in Sault Ste. Marie for around $100,000.

This two-story, three bed, two bath, 1300-square foot historical home on Seymour Street is on a nice-looking block. Plus, the neighbor has an apple tree that hangs onto your property.

Not a bad way to spend the rest of your life riding out the climate apocalypse. That is, if you live until 2100. If not, the grand kids should love it.

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She was there to promote "The Book of Gutsy Women," a book about heroic women co-written with her daughter, Chelsea Clinton.

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Bans on plastic bags and straws can only go so far. Using disposable products, like grabbing a plastic fork when you're on the go, can be incredibly convenient. But these items also contribute to our growing plastic problem.

Fortunately, you can cut down on the amount of waste you produce by cutting down on disposable products. And even more fortunately, there are sustainable (and cute) replacements that won't damage the environment.

Coconut bowls


Cocostation

Who says sustainable can't also be stylish? These cute coconut bowls were handmade using reclaimed coconuts, making each piece one of a kind. Not only are they organic and biodegradable, but they're also durable, in case your dinner parties tend to get out of hand. The matching ebony wood spoons were polished with the same coconut oil as the bowls.

Cocostation Set of 2 Vietnamese Coconut Bowls and Spoons, $14.99; at Amazon

Solar powered phone charger

Dizaul

Why spend time looking around for an outlet when you can just harness the power of the sun? This solar powered phone charger will make sure your phone never dies as long as you can bask in the sun's rays. As an added bonus, this charger was made using eco-friendly silicone rubber. It's win-win all around.

Dizaul Solar Charger, 5000mAh Portable Solar Power Bank, $19.95; at Amazon, $19.95; at Amazon

Herb garden kit

Planter Pro

Put some green in your life with this herb planter. The kit comes with everything you need to get a garden growing, including a moisture meter that helps you determine if your herbs are getting the right amount of food to flourish. All the seeds included are certified to be non-GMO and non-hybrids, meaning you can have fresh, organic herbs right at your fingertips.

Planter Pro's Herb Garden Cedar Planter, $39.00; at Amazonedar Planter, $39.00; at Amazon

Reusable Keurig cups

K & J

Keurig cups are convenient, but they also create a ton of plastic waste. These Keurig-compatible plastic cups are an easy way to cut down on the amount of trash you create without cutting down on your caffeine. Additionally, you won't have to keep on buying K Cups, which means you'll be saving money and the environment.

K&J Reusable Filter Cups, $8.95 for a set of 4,; at Amazon

Low-flow shower head

Speakman

Low-flow water fixtures can cut down your water consumption, which saves you money while also saving one of the Earth's resources. This shower head was designed with a lighter flow in mind, which means you'll be able to cut down on water usage without feeling like you're cutting down on your shower.

Speakman Low Flow Shower Head, $14.58; at Amazon

Bamboo safety razor

Zomchi

Instead of throwing away a disposable razor every time you shave, invest in an eco-friendly, reusable one. This unisex shaver isn't just sustainable, it's also sharp-looking, which means it would make a great gift for the holidays.

Zomchi Safety Razor, $16.99; at Amazon

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