Climate Literacy

Climate Literacy

  • Sanvi UpadhyayaThe amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has risen by 34% since the 17th century.
  • The temperature of the earth will soon become 5.8 degrees higher.
  • More than 1 million species have already faced extinction due to global warming.
  • A single quarter of a gallon of motor oil can contaminate up to 2 million gallons of water.
  • Giving oceans a break could generate US$83 billion in additional benefits for fisheries.
  • Environmental income accounts for about 28 percent of income worldwide.
  • According to Unilver, recycling one aluminum can save enough energy to power a TV for two hours, a computer for three hours, and a 14-watt compact fluorescent light bulb for 20 hours.

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