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The challenges of a warming world

March 01, 2020

Climate crisis is a global challenge that has no borders and to combat it requires coordinated work by all countries. Global warming is caused by the greenhouse effect, a natural process by which the atmosphere retains some of the Sun’s heat, allowing the Earth to maintain the necessary conditions to host life. Without the greenhouse effect, the average temperature of the planet would be -180°C. The problem is that daily human activities maximize the greenhouse effect, causing the planet’s temperature to increase even more.

Unless we can achieve net zero emissions, the world’s temperature will rise from 2030 to 2052 by 1.5°C. Heat waves and extreme cold weather will occur more often and last longer.

When that day comes, how will you live?

What are you going to do today to help create a better future?