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Climate catastrophe is due to man‘s wild construction.

The scientists refer to climate catastrophe as sudden temperature increase, unexpected global climate change, irreparable climate change impacts, and large scale singularities. It includes shutdown of the thermohaline, irreversible destabilization of the Greenland ice sheet that would lead to sea level rise, collapse of West Antarctic peninsula, and increase in the rate of extinction of species.
It is estimated that nine years from now, warming above the Arctic Circle could be so extreme that a extremely disrupted and weakened jet stream could lead to global temperature rises so severe that a massive extinction event, including humans, could result.
Man is accelerating the rate of climate change far past what the influence of the sun or any natural forcer could achieve. Expelling chemicals and foreign substances into the air affects and increases the amount of greenhouse gases, which then absorb more energy from the sun. This results in global warming and climate catastrophe. Greenhouse gas emission is said to be the largest manmade climate forcer as it is so prevalent and large-scale. Vast swatches of primary forests are being wiped out for urbanisation that leads to increased level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, so, deforestation affects climate in a big way. As urban areas grow, so will the number of heat islands, which will drive up the overall atmospheric temperature. Transportation causes about 25 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions, so walk, cycle or take transit whenever you can.
Communities should implement a variety of adaptation measures, such as diversifying agricultural crops and using drip irrigation, educating public health professionals about increased health effects and emerging diseases, creating wildlife conservation plans and new migration routes to safeguard endangered species, designing structures that use less energy and even produce some of their own, and showcasing strategies and ways of life for greater sustainability and resilience.

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