What Climate Change Could Do to the Earth in 50 Years

DroughtPhoto: Tomas Castelazo

Can you imagine yourself sitting on a huge pile of garbage, not being able to breathe? Sea and rivers have disappeared, leaving behind small creeks of smelly water. You need fresh air, but will get the thick dusty one, clogging your windpipe. Lush trees, fascinating wildlife and the beauty each season brings would all become mere fairy tales. Yes, it’s a definite possibility and a perfect picture of our Earth after 50 years. Our lifestyle and our ignorance toward Mother Earth could make this happen. Tell me how would you feel then?

Global Warming predictionsPhoto: Robert A. Rohde

Don’t you love the planet you are living on? Why is everyone running behind the betterment of the economy? Definitely, the industrialization has contributed a lot to economic growth, but this has also caused a lot of pollution in return. People are just concentrating on the economy while ignoring the environment. This is the very reason for global warming and climate change. It is BADLY affecting the physical, social, economical and ecological growth of the Earth.

As shown in the diagram above, it is clear that risks and impacts of global warming are SEVERE. They are affecting the weather, the change in climatic condition, biochemical cycles, sea-level rise, the biological system and also our social system.

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