Scientists have ‘limited knowledge’ of how climate change causes extinction

Guardian: A major review into the impact of climate change on plants and animals has found that scientists have almost no idea how it drives various species to extinction. Though some organisms struggle to cope physiologically with rising temperatures – a simple and direct result of climate change – there was scarce evidence this was the main climate-related threat to many species whose numbers were already falling. More often, climate change took its toll on life through more complex and indirect routes,......

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