Climate change

Which is the Word of 2019?

The Oxford Dictionary chose the word 2019. It is climate emergency. 

The Dictionary defines the term as "a situation in which urgent action is required to reduce or halt climate change and avoid potentially irreversible environmental damage resulting from it."

In the last year - from September 2018 to September 2019, the use of the phrase has increased by 10 700 percent.

Scientists Predict a Catastrophic Decline in Human Intelligence

Scientists at the University of Colorado at boulder (USA), predict a catastrophic decline in human intelligence due to the increased carbon dioxide content in the atmosphere, according to the website Phys.org.

Researchers tracked how increased levels of carbon dioxide affect children's learning.

The world is on standby on climate change, says expert

The willingness to tackle climate change that had started with the Paris deal has been disappearing, according to an expert on
environmental and climate change policies.

"[U.S. President Donald] Trump's position pushed others to be more hesitant," says Semra Cerit Mazlum of Marmara University's Department of Political Science and International Relations.

Тhe Global Sea Level Is Rising Faster than Expected

Climate change can cause much faster and higher levels of ocean, a study of the previous warming period (125,000 years ago) showed, BTA reported, quoted by NOVA.

The water then rose 10 meters above current levels to 3 meters per century, according to scientists at the Australian National University. This scenario would be a disaster for hundreds of millions of people.

UNDP, Hatay Municipality tackle climate change, environmental impacts of migration

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Hatay Metropolitan Municipality have joined forces to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the local level, in a bid to tackle climate change issues and the effect of the high influx of migration on the environment.

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