The 100-Year Forecast

Posted by on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The Earth will not be a very beautiful place in 100 years.

We are already seeing everything from heat waves to heavy rain and snow storms afflicting certain parts of the globe.
These events may become more widespread by the end of the century, scientists say.

If levels of greenhouse gases continue to rise as expected these events will not only become more widespread, but more frequent as well.

We send billions of tons of greenhouse gas concentrations into the atmosphere every year, and there are no signs of it slowing down.

The Earth's average temperature will increase, patterns and amounts of precipitation will change, there will be reduced ice and snow cover. That will lead to a rise in sea level and an increase in the acidity of the oceans. Shifting ecosystem characteristics and increase threats to human health will all happen in the next 100 years.

The Team

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