World average temperature (°C)
From all corners of the globe, from the North to the South Pole and all the areas in between, the signs are showing - our planet is warming up. Our global temperature has increased by 1 degree Fahrenheit (0.8 degrees Celsius). Most of the increase happened over the past 3 decades.
Global Warming is not a threat, it’s happening right now. In spite of all the information about global warming, there are still some people who believe it’s all a big conspiracy. It cannot be disputed that 97% of climate science and peer reviewed studies all agree that global warming is real and we are causing it.
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If the warming continues, we can expect the following scenarios to happen:
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We can shrug and say this is too big for us to do anything about it and do nothing… or we can start reducing our carbon emissions right now. Our past choices brought us Global Warming but our choices now will determine the kind of world our children will live in. We have the technology, we know what to do and all that’s left is to actually make the required changes.
Take a more active stand on the issue of Global Warming. Read more about it and the challenges of our planet at The World Counts: Stories.
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