Climate change is becoming more pervasive, quick, and intense — The IPCC report explained

Who & What?

Who & What?

“it is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land.

Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere and biosphere have occurred.”

Average surface air temperatures from 2011 to 2020 compared to the 1951–1980 average

“the scale of recent changes across the climate system as a whole and the present state of many aspects of the climate system are unprecedented over many centuries to many thousands of years.”

“Global surface temperature will continue to increase until at least the mid-century under all emissions scenarios considered.

Global warming of 1.5 °C and 2 °C will be exceeded during the 21st century unless deep reductions in CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions occur in the coming decades.”

If we continue to emit GHGs are the current rate, the average temperature will be more than 2 °C higher than in 1850. Achieving an increase in average temperature of only 1.5 °C will require massive cuts in GHG emissions.

“Many changes in the climate system become larger in direct relation to increasing global warming.

They include increases in the frequency and intensity of hot extremes, marine heatwaves, and heavy precipitation, agricultural and ecological droughts in some regions, and proportion of intense tropical cyclones, as well as reductions in Arctic sea ice, snow cover and permafrost.”

In other words, occurrences such as the floods certain regions in Belgium, Western Germany, and India had to endure this summer will occur more frequently and more violently.

Such events are estimated to be 7% more likely per 1 °C of temperature increase.

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