What Two Degrees Temperature Rise Means to Our Earth
Since the last century, the Earth has already experienced an exponential rise in temperature by 1°C. If the increase continues to reach 2°C in the future, the consequences will be catastrophic and irreversible.
🌡️Once every five years, 37% of the world population is exposed to extreme heat waves.
🌡️More than 400 million people worldwide live with water scarcity.
🌡️The earth loses 18% of insects, 16% of plants, and 8% of vertebrates.
🌡️The coral reefs around the world decline up to 99%.
🌡️Sea levels rise by up to 46 cm and impact 30 to 80 million people.