▪From 1936 through 1975 nearly 20000 people were killed in the United States by heat.
▪In 2003 in Europe The heat wave produced a death toll at 70000.
▪Wildfires are increasing. Higher temperatures create priming conditions for wildfires to ignite.
▪Hurricane Sandy produced 148 fatalities, $68 billion damage in the US.
▪Hurricane Katrina produced 1833 fatalities and $108 billion damage in the US.
▪All weather events are affected by climate change because the environment is warmer and moister than it used to be.
▪Malaria kills about 650000 people a year in the hot and humid areas. As the climate warms more people are at risk.
▪Mosquitoes with Dengue Fever live in 28 states. As temperatures increase they would live everywhere.
▪By 2005 over 16000 cases of West Nile virus had been reported in the US.
▪Damage to property and infrastructure.
▪Disruptions in daily life related to climate change.
▪Mass movement of people and social disruption lead to civil unrest and wars.
▪Measures of reducing carbon dioxide can be extremely costly.
There are more ways to make a difference than you might realize. Find out what steps and solutions can you undertake to reduce HARM that global warming might cause you.
Murad Nabiev 2014 ©