It is hard to avoid hyperbole when you talk about global warming. It is, after all, the biggest thing humans have ever done, and by a very large margin. In the past year, we’ve decimated the Great Barrier Reef, which is the largest living structure on Earth.
Meanwhile, iceberg chunks of Greenland are breaking off and floating away. Over 600 already this year
One of these needs float into New York harbor before all of us realize how late it is. It's about 3 minutes to midnight on the extinction clock and we're snoring away.