Learn: A Global Challenge

 

Climate change has a different effect on each country, depending on the location and the state of economic development. According to the scientists, signs of climate change are a slow but constant increase in the sea level and changes in sea circulation; a change in the amount of precipitation and the resulting consequences regarding the supply of drinking water, agriculture, energy production and eco-systems; the expansion of deserts; the melting of glaciers and the defrosting, breaking or washing away of permafrost; as well as new areas in which temperature-dependent disease carriers and germs can spread.

The worldwide increase in extreme climatic events and after-effects, such as torrential rainfall, droughts, heat waves, storms, floods or landslides can already be demonstrated today.

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