Climate change may kill 20% of lizards by 2080

USA Today: TODAY Hundreds of species of lizards in nearly all parts of the world are at risk of extinction due to climate change, says a new study out today in the journal Science. In fact, due to rising global temperatures from carbon dioxide emissions, about 1,000 (20%) of the world's 5,000 lizard species could be extinct by the year 2080, the study says. "This rivals some of the greatest extinctions of any organisms in the geologic record," says study lead author Barry Sinervo, a ......

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