Europe: Climate Change
Climate change refers to the unnatural rapid warming of Earth's atmosphere and oceans fueled by trapped greenhouse gases. Many in the scientific community have raised alarms about the role played in climate change by human industrial activities. Climate change is linked to extreme weather events, causing an increase in the number and severity of meteorological disasters. Long-term changes in precipitation patterns can cause flooding or droughts, worsening water shortages, inducing crises for human use and agriculture, causing deadly heatwaves, and increasing the threat of wildfires. A rapid rise in global temperatures has begun melting glaciers, causing sea levels to rise and leaving coastal areas at risk of flooding.
Among member countries of the United Nations, a general consensus has determined...Read more