The earth’s temperature rises by 4 degrees Celsius this century, as the world community fails adequately to combat climate change. That is the conclusion of a by scientists at the German Potsdam Institute for Climate conducted study, commissioned by the World Bank.
The consequences of such warming are disastrous and threaten the entire world. But especially poor countries will severely suffer the extreme heat waves, rising sea levels and other disasters that are predicted.
President Jim Yong Kim of the World Bank said in a response to the report that the world community climate change through greenhouse gas emissions must aggressively tackle. The global warming below 2 degrees Celsius must be held, the objective previously been accepted by the international community.
Kim warned that a lack of ambitious measures to achieve this objective threatens.