Because of the unending torture that the earth is facing, people from across the globe suffer. Now, the changes many people experience are climate change, which has also brought consequences to everyone. Maybe some would ask how climate change is impacting the entire world. Well, climate change is causing a wide range of impacts from various means. The effects of this change can vary from one region or place to another. Now, below are some observed impacts of climate change.
- It will lead to hotter areas or regions
One of the most obvious effects of climate change is that it makes areas or places experience higher temperatures and conditions. The extreme heat that every person feels can even worsen and become more intense as years pass by, hence, contributing to the sufferings of many people in the long run.
The high temperature will result to intense heat waves. Also, it will have implications for agriculture, as it will cause crop and harvest failures. Aside from its impact on plants, animals will also get highly affected.
- It will result to wetter areas or regions
As climate change continues, it will lead to the rising of the seas and oceans; hence, it can disrupt and destroy coastal areas, buildings, and infrastructures. We learn that when the earth warms, those ice glaciers eventually melt that causes the sea level to rise. Now, if this will continuously take effect, areas or regions can get wetter or worse, some parts or even the entire island nations can go underwater. Also, it is observed that climate change can cause more frequent and heavier rainfall that is destructive and can sometimes be fatal floods.
- It will cause more extreme weather
Aside from the hotter and wetter regions that climate change results in, it also can cause more extreme conditions, such as leading to the occurrence of hurricanes and other mega-storms for warmer air and oceans. There is also the possibility of experiencing several and heavier amounts of rain and wind. Frequent droughts can also result from climate change experienced in drier areas. There can also be a longer duration and more destructive fire incidents that might take place. Other unexpected weather and other conditions must also be anticipated and taken into consideration.
Climate change has brought about is continuously creating multiple threats to humans, animals, plants, and both land and water areas. There have been a lot of direct and indirect impacts of climate change that have devastated and destroyed the lives and beauty of many living and nonliving things on earth. Habitat and shelter of humans, animals, plants, and even insects have been threatened and ruined. Food and water have also become contaminated and polluted. But of course, everyone would never want this to continue that would come to where life has gone extinct. So, everybody must act upon the impacts of this climate change for a better and safer world to live in.