The 10 Must-Knows On Climate
Worse climate change in the offing; The prospect of the Earth overheating dangerously has come closer, with scientists warning that worse climate change will soon affect the planet.
Alex Kirby, November 24, 2017 (Climate News Network via Environmental Research Web)
“…[T]he Earth’s climate has been remarkably stable since before the dawn of civilisation, but this stability is now at risk [according to the just-released The 10 Science ‘Must Knows’ on Climate Change from Future Earth]. Crossing the critical ‘tipping points’ the planet is now approaching [may human security with] abrupt and possibly irreversible shifts in the workings of the Arctic, Amazon, and other parts of the globe…The record-breaking 2017 Atlantic hurricane season offers a glimpse of the increased risks of extreme weather which may lie ahead. Examples include severe flooding, heat waves and droughts. The oceans too are changing fast, with accelerating sea-level rise and acidification…The economic costs of climate change are already being felt, and some of the world’s poorest nations are bearing the heaviest burden. Climate change will have a profound impact on human health by placing new pressures on food and water security in nations around the world…It is likely to intensify migration, civil unrest and even conflict…” click here for more