Global Warming Facts: Surprising Climate Change Facts

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Global Climate Change Facts

The UNHCR has warned that climate change could cause the displacement of 250m people across the world by 2050.

In 2012 alone over 32 million people had to vacate their homes due to natural disasters which are on the rise.

The ocean is 26 percent more acidic than before the Industrial Revolution.

Global flooding could triple by 2030 – The number of people exposed to flooding each year is at risk of tripling from 21m to 54m.

From 1979 to 2003, excessive heat exposure contributed to more than 8,000 premature deaths in the United States.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC) is a scientific and intergovernmental body under the auspices of the United Nations. It was established in 1988.

IPCC reports cover scientific, technical, and socio-economic information to understand the scientific basis of human induced climate change, its potential impacts and options for adaption and mitigation.

IPCC does not carry out its own original research, nor does it monitor climate or related phenomena itself. It bases its assessment on the published literature.

Global warming costs billions, it could amount between $70 and $100 billion a year, as result of crop loss, high temperature, fresh water shortages, and rising sea levels.

The ice sheets are shrinking, and it’s so fats, that the Arctic summer could be ice free by 2040, while the Arctic winter could produce four times less snow and ice.