Major cities could become uninhabitable because of irreversible man-made climate change in 34 years, according to a new study.
Researchers at the University of Hawaii say record temperatures will hit first in the tropics, predicting Jamaica and parts of Indonesia will be off the charts hot within a decade, followed by Singapore, Havana and Mexico City.
The scientists say 2047 is the tipping point for temperatures unless we stop relying on fossil fuels.
In Canada, they say the new normal will arrive in Montreal and Toronto in 2046 and in Ottawa one year later.
Entire regions of the planet may become extinct of life as a result.
The study is in the journal “Nature.”