The expert told about climate change over the last 20 years

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a Member of the intergovernmental panel on climate change (IPCC), Nobel laureate RAE Kwon Chung told about climate change over the last 20 years. According to him, the planet has become warmer by more than three degrees Celsius, reports

“Temperature has risen more than two degrees at one-tenth part of the globe and 1.5 degrees more than one – fifth of the Land,” – said the expert.

He added that the climate is changing faster than scientists predicted. Member mgek believes that society needs to accept that there will be no more of those winters, as before.

“the Scientific community has warned about the changes and drew a clear road map to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. <...> Sorry, global emissions are rising, not declining,” – said the expert.

According to Chunga, the climate is becoming more and more unstable, and natural phenomena become less predictable. He added that climate change can cause droughts, floods, water shortages, famine and natural disasters due to hurricanes.

Earlier it was reported that global warming has reached Antarctica. Experts noted that over the past 50 years, the temperature rose a few degrees below the frozen surface of the continent began to form rivers of melt water.

Advisor of head of Roshydromet Valery Martyshchenko said that the thickness of ice in Antarctica due to global warming has not changed. According to experts, the specificity of the region is reflected in the thickness and density of the snow cover on the surface of the continent.

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