Sea levels at USA coastlines, by the year 2050, are set to increase by 10-12 inches. How the overall increase is reflected by region may depend on the height of the coastline, among other factors.
While there are numerous risks and consequences that this permafrost thawing is expected to expose us to, we now have one more to add to the list. The thawing of permafrost in the northern regions is expected to release radon, which may increase the risk of cancer among the Arctic communities.
The impact of rising temperatures, increasing air conditioning demands, and possible power grid failures will impact the population unevenly. Older citizens, non-whites, and low-income people are bound to experience the ill effects of the situation first.
The quantity of ice melt could cover the entire UK with 15 metres of meltwater. The runoff from 2011 to 2020 has also contributed to the increase of global sea levels by one centimetre.
July 2021 was the hottest month on record, and the hottest July on record was experienced by Asia.
Even a small incident that contributes to warming, such as a volcano eruption, could lead to changes that could contribute to more warming.
Climate change is not only threatening the living conditions of Emperor Penguins, it may be pushing them faster towards extinction.
The impact of climate change coupled with a business-as-usual approach to things is being felt across the world through the worsening of ‘earth’s vital signs'.
Storms and subsequent flooding events across Europe, are expected to occur 14 times more frequently by the end of the century, if significant changes are not implemented.
Sustainability is not an overnight change. It is a practice you adapt to and see the changes over time.