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Mankind has been predicted an imminent global catastrophe

Life on Earth is in imminent danger of global warming due to human activities. A climate catastrophe caused by temperature changes and related extreme events such as forest fires in many countries will affect all sectors of human activity unless the world changes its business strategy and attitude to nature within the next two decades. The report was presented by Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of UN (IPCC), reports CNBC.

The report warns of a worsening environmental emergency. The UN climate scientists assert that in the nearest decades all countries will feel the global warming signs, as the temperature increase on the planet will reach critical values for agriculture and public health.

Emissions of greenhouse gases due to human activities cause a warming of about 1.1 degrees Celsius since 1850-1900, and in the next 20 years the average value will exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius, said the UN. Climatologists stress that a series of incredibly extreme weather events across the board, including fires that rage in the summer of 2021 and damage Canada, Greece, Turkey, Russia's Siberia, and around the world, is just the beginning of serious climate change impacts.

“Among the threats are more intense rainfall, flooding, severe drought in many regions, dangers to coastal areas as ocean levels continue to rise, increased permafrost melting, and more. Limiting global warming to 1.5 and 2 degrees Celsius will not be achievable without immediate reductions in greenhouse gas emissions,” said Valerie Masson-Delmotte, co-chair of the IPCC working group.

The report is released ahead of the UN climate talks, known as COP26, which will take place in early November. Nearly 200 countries ratified the Paris Climate Agreement at COP21 in 2015, the strategic goal of which is to keep global temperatures above 1.5 degrees Celsius and ambitious measures to reduce carbon emissions. In early August, IPCC experts said that it is not enough to combat the amount of carbon dioxide on the planet and everything possible should be done to minimize the formation of methane from various human activities.

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