20 Global Warming Facts You Should Know About
In Past few centuries Global Warming has became on of the major problem to us .The record of most coldest and hottest day has already been broken in last two decades.Due to Global Warming ,we are feeling much hotter in summer and most colder in winters.The unexpected rainfall is one of the example of global warming.To show the changes brought to by us on Earth I am presenting 20 Global Warming Facts everyone should know about.Hope it will bring some awareness between us.
#1.Global warming could drive to extinction as many as 1 in 6 animal and plant species.
#2.August 2014 was the warmest August ever recorded globally.
#3.Cows emit more methane than the oil industry and are a huge factor in global warming.
#4.Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius was the first to claim that fossil fuel combustion may eventually result in enhanced global warming already in 1896.
#5.37% of Americans think global warming is a hoax.
#6.By year 2100, the average temperature will rise by 5.8 degrees as a result of global warming.
#7.Since 1870, global sea levels have risen by about 8 inches (20 cm).
#8.There is more CO2 (carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere today than at any point in the last 800,000 years.
#9.The year 2010 was the warmest on record.
#10.There will be a 50% increase in lightning strikes by 2100 if global warming continues, according to a scientific report.
#11.Global warming has raised the earth’s average surface temperature about 1.5°F (0.8°C) since the Industrial Revolution.
#12.Scientists want to introduce global warming on Mars to make life habitable for colonization.
#13.Despite Global Warming, we’re still technically in an Ice Age.
#14.Global warming ‘solved’ a land dispute between India and Bangladesh:
the Island in dispute disappeared.
#15.The Marshall Islands won’t exist if we warm the planet 2 degrees.
#16.It’s been over 30 years since we had a cooler-than-average month.
#17.64% of Americans don’t believe global warming will seriously affect their way of life.
#18.Norway is ranked as the country least likely to be affected by climate change. Chad is the most vulnerable.
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