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Forecast: Floods, Fires, Droughts

June 01, 2021

steady diet of floods, fires, droughts, and general climate crises

Meteorologists are predicting a steady diet of floods, fires, droughts, and general climate crises. A report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warns that the Earth is headed towards a benchmark over the next five years that will result in a number of crises. WMO scientists predict a 44% probability that temperatures will keep rising toward the critical 1.5-degree Celsius benchmark over the next five years.

There is a 90% likelihood that one year between 2021-2025 will be the warmest on record, surpassing 2016.

 Read More:

https://www.npr.org/2021/05/26/1000465487/earth-is-barreling-toward-1-5-degrees-celsius-of-warming-scientists-warn

https://public.wmo.int/en/media/press-release/new-climate-predictions-increase-likelihood-of-temporarily-reaching-15-%C2%B0c-next-5