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Shocking facts that reveal why we can no longer ignore the climate crisis

Love Exploring Logo By Frances Carruthers of Love Exploring | Slide 1 of 29: In the past few years, a deluge of extreme weather events and ecological disasters have shocked the world. Indeed, the number of climate-related disasters has tripled in the last 30 years, while the vast majority of weather events between 2015 and 2017 were proven to have been significantly influenced by climate change. What’s more, it’s becoming increasingly clear that habitats such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Arctic and the Amazon rainforest are on the brink of collapse. We’ve rounded up all the major climate change-related events that have occurred recently, to show why we can’t afford to ignore the crisis any longer.

Warning signs of a warming planet

In the past few years, a deluge of extreme weather events and ecological disasters have shocked the world. Indeed, the number of climate-related disasters has tripled in the last 30 years, while the vast majority of weather events between 2015 and 2017 were proven to have been significantly influenced by climate change. What’s more, it’s becoming increasingly clear that habitats such as the Great Barrier Reef, the Arctic and the Amazon rainforest are on the brink of collapse. We’ve rounded up all the major climate change-related events that have occurred recently, to show why we can’t afford to ignore the crisis any longer.

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