What’s Good for You Is Good for Our Planet

TIME

Earlier this year, NASA issued a report declaring that global warming isn’t coming, it’s already here.

“This Is What a Holy Sh*t Moment for Global Warming Looks Like,” according to a headline on Mother Jones.

Two studies in the journals Science and Geophysical Research Letters reported that major glaciers that are part of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet appear to have become irrevocably destabilized. The collapse of these major glaciers now “appears unstoppable,” according to NASA.

An article in the current issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association states, “Health is inextricably linked to climate change,” including respiratory disorders, infectious diseases, water-borne diseases and mental health disorders.

Warmer oceans mean that sea levels will rise more than 3 feet in 200 years, or less, eventually triggering the collapse of the rest of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. When the ice sheet is gone, sea levels will rise…

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