Back when it was on the air, popular series The Newsroom left viewers with a chilling revelation about climate change. Basically, our best experts are incredibly optimistic about our chances of curbing global warming enough to prevent the decimation of the human population (and the extinction event we’re already in), while many Americans still pretend there’s no problem in the first place. There are technologies being developed to gobble carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, but will they come in time? Probably not! Fact check is here. Check out the sobering clip below:

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Jeff is a self-proclaimed pragmatic futurist; that is, he has high hopes for absurd life-altering technologies which sound too good to be true, and probably are. Although he writes on a variety of subjects, his real passion is for technological innovation and the people who make it happen. By day, he enjoys fuzzy bunnies, kittens, puppies, roller coasters and a sardonic written word or two. By night, he's busy running MMR, replaying a random Final Fantasy game, or pretending to be Batman. He currently resides in Upstate NY.