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Stephen Hawking: One Thing Threatens Us More Than Donald Trump — ‘Climate Change’

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Hawking was asked if he could explain the rise of Trump, to which the man replied, “I can’t. He is a demagogue, who seems to appeal to the lowest common denominator.”

“A more immediate danger is runaway climate change,” Hawking said.

“A rise in ocean temperature would melt the ice-caps and cause a release of large amounts of carbon dioxide from the ocean floor. Both effects could make our climate like that of Venus, with a temperature of 250 degrees.”

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