The coldest places on earth are the South Pole and the North Pole. But if you were told now that the temperature at the North Pole has risen to 32.5 degrees, would you dare to believe it? But it is true.
Time into 2020, we generally found that the world's various regions of the temperature began to gradually rise, and even some places also set a record, drought, super heat waves and other natural disasters appear frequently, people's lives have become miserable, and there are even many people died because of the heat. Faced with the sudden big change, it is time for us to wake up and try to solve it.
Global warming is not scary, what is scary is the series of changes brought about by global warming, some of which mankind simply does not yet have the ability to address and cope with.
According to scientists' measurements, the temperature of the Arctic Circle has soared, reaching 32.5 degrees Celsius in some areas.
Don't be surprised, after all, with the global warming trend, record temperatures in any region are common. According to the data: this year, the global surface temperature greater than 40 ℃ of the region accounted for 16.77% of the global area.
This data is already very scary for humans, for example, China's Shanghai region also had a horrible high temperature, the temperature even reached more than 40 ℃. And other parts of the world, not to mention, such as North America, India, Australia and other regions have also appeared terrible high temperature, and even triggered a mountain fire, causing great damage to nature, but also extremely affected the daily lives of people.
Under the influence of global warming, the global climate has also undergone large-scale changes, and the rate of melting of glaciers in the North and South Poles has begun to gradually increase, as we know from the quantitative data: the coverage of Antarctic ice in 2022 is the lowest in history, decreasing by 5.2% compared to the same period, while the data related to the Arctic is also decreasing.
These data tell us starkly that the North and South Poles have changed in response to rising global temperatures, and that the changes are far greater than one might expect.
It is no wonder that when the Arctic temperature appears 32.5 ℃ will trigger such a big discussion, after all, such temperatures will make the ice cap of Greenland melt more rapidly. Nowadays, the Arctic is no longer a place where you have to live in a cotton jacket. There are many areas where you can already run around in shorts, play ball and have fun in the snow, which is such an unimaginable thing. If the trend continues, in the near future, in the very heart of the Arctic, people can also wear shorts and shorts to play in it.
Global temperature rise is tolerable and acceptable for human beings, after all, nowadays technology is advanced, people can turn on the air conditioner and do not have to feel the heat outside, but the consequences of global warming greatly affect people's lives, and even affect the process of human beings.
It may be that for some people, extreme weather conditions have a very small impact on individuals, even if there are anomalies in some places, such as Sichuan, Gansu and other places in the case of three volcanic weather snowfall, but it does not directly affect individuals, to which they are oblivious to these conditions, indifferent.
In fact, such a negative attitude is undesirable, and we should be deeply aware that global warming brings a series of consequences to human society that are very strong and difficult for us to accept.
First of all, the global temperature increase will lead to the accelerated dissolution of the ice cap glaciers at the North and South Poles, which will raise the sea level and lead to the disappearance of the coastline of some coastal areas, or some islands will be directly submerged in seawater. According to data simulations, when the sea level rises by one centimeter, some coastal areas will face huge flood risks, affecting more than 6 million people, and if this trend continues, then there will be at least 400 million people will face similar problems in the future.
In addition to sea level rise, viral pathogens buried beneath the permafrost could pose a great danger to human society, and this is likely to be the greatest challenge to humanity. Especially now, the new crown epidemic virus repeatedly has not been completely eliminated, and the human race has paid a huge price for this, from this situation, a new viral germs appear in human society when the human race will pay a huge price for this, if a variety of viruses it, I think the consequences are incalculable.
Buried beneath the permafrost are the remains of many ancient organisms as well as ancient viral pathogens. In the context of global warming, the remains of many ancient organisms have been unearthed under the permafrost in northern Siberia, and some of them are even very well preserved. Such as the discovery of bison remains, prehistoric pony remains, cave lion cubs and so on.
And when the permanent soil is completely thawed, the bacteria buried underneath will be exposed to human society, most of these germs are in a dormant state and will be reactivated when the recovery conditions environment is reached, and some viral germs are infectious and pathogenic.
For example, scientists have collected an unknown new virus at a depth of 30 meters in the permafrost, which is 1.5 microns long and is an infectious germ from 30,000 years ago. The virus was successfully activated by scientists under specific conditions.
It undoubtedly tells us that under the permafrost is a great possibility that there are other similar deadly viruses with the ability to recover, in the trend of global warming, they may slowly recover, which is definitely a bad thing for mankind.
In fact, many scientists have advised and warned mankind of the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, such as carbon dioxide, and to further strengthen efforts to protect ecosystems as well as nature. However, in the context of global warming, humans still seem to be somewhat oblivious.
I think after so many extreme weather conditions in 2022, there are many people who are beginning to realize the seriousness of global warming for humanity. Maybe they will start to take action and start from every aspect of their daily life to contribute to the earth and mankind, what do you think about this?