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What would most likely trigger a climate change that could lead into a mass extinction?

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Two hundred years of burning fossil fuels is already triggering a climate change that could lead to a mass extinction of all life on Earth.
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Earth's collision with a huge asteroid. All of the volcanoes exploding at once would also. Volcanic outgassing
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How can a change in climate cause extinction?

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