15 Facts about Climate Change


  1. Average temperatures have climbed 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit around the world since 1880.
  2. Biggest consequences of global warming are wildfires, melting of the polar area, drought, bigger tropical storms and big heat waves.
  3. By the end of this century, sea levels will rise 18 to 59 centimeters.
  4. Big heat waves cause many heat related illness, especially in young and elderly people.
  5. Last two decades were the hottest in the last 400 years.
  6. In a couple of decades, we can expect that the area around the Artic will have no ice during the summer months.
  7. Coral reefs are facing extinction because of global warming.
  8. In the past 100 years, sea levels have increased approximately 17 centimeters.
  9. When sea levels rise, 100 million people will have no home because they will be flooded.
  10. In the next 50 years, 30% of animals and plants will be extinct.
  11. Damages that cause storms and extreme heat will have a huge impact on global economy.
  12. Increased heat causes various diseases to spread more easily across the planet.
  13. Drought will cause a shortage of water supply.
  14. United States is the top polluter in the world.
  15. The year 2005 was the warmest ever recorded.

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