Potiential Future Effects of Global Warming

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Introduction Climate change is one the biggest threats to nature and mankind in the 21st century. The impacts of climate change are visible everywhere, whether it's melting glaciers, rising sea level, severe storms, heavy flooding, reduced snowfall in the north and a severe drought in the south. It will also have a number of effects on the flora and fauna in the future. Scientists predict that global warming in the near future may cause a mass extinction of wildlife, affecting more than 1 million species, i.e. about a quarter of all kinds of currently known. World overheating causes significant changes in climatic conditions and it can damage sensitive ecosystems in which species live. Sea level rise is a potentially disastrous result of climate change. Glaciers melt because of the rising temperatures and ocean waters warm. Therefore, small island developing states and low-lying coastal areas are particularly vulnerable to sea level rise and climate change. The more sea levels will rise, the harder will be the situation for the coastal cities, and will be more impressive to erosion prone coast. Moreover, coastal areas will be exposed to impressive erosion. Coastal areas have an extremely high population density, since it is a home to more than 50% of the population, generating over 70% of gross national product. Moreover, the coastal zone is deeply integrated into the economy, even very distant from the shore areas and stresses on coastal zones seriously

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