The UN reported on an irreversible catastrophe on Earth

The UN reported on an irreversible catastrophe on Earth
The UN reported on an irreversible catastrophe on Earth
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The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change believes that in 2030 the Earth will overcome a critical temperature threshold, as global warming is rapidly increasing. This is stated in the corresponding report.

According to scientists, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in 2019 reached its highest values ​​in the last two million years. Due to the emission of greenhouse gases, the temperature on the planet has been increasing rapidly over the past 50 years.

"The evidence is irrefutable: greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels are choking our planet and putting billions of people at risk," UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres explained.

Experts believe that global warming will affect the entire world and make it unstable. Due to climate change, the planet will become more rainstorms and related floods. Severe drought will affect many regions and increase sea levels in coastal areas.

Experts are calling for urgent cuts in greenhouse gas emissions to stabilize the planet's temperature for 20-30 years. If this is not done, then people will not be able to contain global warming at 1.5-2 degrees Celsius in the next two decades.

According to the head of the laboratory of the Institute of Oceanology of the Russian Academy of Sciences Sergei Gulev, for Russia, climate warming threatens and more frequent forest fires, reports Gazeta.ru.

"Naturally, when the temperature rises and the number of droughts increases, the landscape's susceptibility to fires, whether cultured or not, increases. And if a dry, hard summer sets in, the slightest spark leads to fires," he said.

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