A Threat to Human Health
“Climate change poses a major threat to human health and is already having global impact by spreading infectious diseases and exacerbating mental health problems, experts warn” – CNN
These greenhouse gases that are released into the atmosphere as a result of natural and human activities, go on to trap the heat from the radiation of the sun within the atmosphere. And this is why the earth has continuously experienced a rise in it’s temperature. The release of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere is nevertheless caused by a number of human activities, such as industrialization, farming,fossil fuel burning and so on.
Effects Of Climate Change
When the heat in the atmosphere is too much,the water in the ocean becomes acidic,thereby causing the death of some species of animals in it. Climate change also lead to economic loss. As a result of the damage to plants and animals caused by climate change, a lot of loss is recorded by the places affected. This ultimately reflects in the economy of such places.
A lot of people suffer high blood pressure as a result of the heat generated within the atmosphere through climate change. Moreover, because of the extreme heat in some parts of the world,a lot of people tend to want to move from such places to places with lower temperature.
These results in a case where diseases are easily transmitted from one location to another. It can also lead to pollution and the contamination of water, which on the longrun affects human health. Climate can also bring about the break down of shelter, thereby rendering a lot of people homeless.