Many who might be skeptical that climate change is a problem that results from Human activities will say, as a last refrain: “Oh, anyway… animals can just evolve to survive rising temperature.”
But is this true?
Charled Darwin had a dreadful time trying to convince his Victorian peers that evolution by natural selection was a real process in nature. This is because he could not demonstrate unequivocally that is was happening. And the reason that he could not demonstrate that it was happening is that it happens slowly.
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