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UN report: record of sea-level rise in the year 2018

There are alarming Figures presented by the UN: 62 million people were affected in 2018 of extreme weather, two million were forced to flee. And the sea level r

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UN report: record of sea-level rise in the year 2018

There are alarming Figures presented by the UN: 62 million people were affected in 2018 of extreme weather, two million were forced to flee. And the sea level rose even more strongly than in the previous years.

The world meteorological organization (WMO) has released its latest climate report and contains a series of alarming data, and conclusions. Accordingly, the sea level has risen in the past year, compared to 2017 3.7 mm. The like little blades, but it is actually a threat. Because the sea level is rising in the global average for years now and 2018, the increase was again significantly stronger than in the previous years.

in Addition, had been for the last four years has been the warmest since records began. The global average temperature at the surface was in the year 2018, approximately a degree centigrade above the reference value for the preindustrial time. "To Hesitate is no time," warned UN Secretary-General, António Guterres.

island States such as Kiribati (archive images) are threatened by climate change.

62 million people from extreme weather

affected To have the report of the UN Organisation, many experts in the world, as well as various UN institutions contributed to this. In it, some concrete consequences that global warming and rising sea levels, according to UN estimation for mankind already.

62 million people were affected, therefore, in the past year of extreme weather. Two million people had to flee from disasters associated with weather and climate. These include droughts, Floods and severe storms - such as the recent cyclone "Idai module".

1/9 The consequences of the cyclone "Idai"

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