What's happening to Earth? 1.0°C
We can already see some of the measurable effects of climate change on the planet
The percentage of climate experts that agree climate trends observed over the last century are likely a result of human activity.
GIGATONNES PER YEAR Ice sheets
The Antarctica and Greenland ice sheets have been losing mass since 2002, with 127 and 286 Gigatonnes lost respectively per year since then.
2016 was the hottest year on record. 2017 was the second warmest and
2015 the third hottest.
Since Europeans started to colonise the Americas over 500 years ago, 30 per cent of biodiversity has been lost. This is expected to rise to 40 per cent unless steps are taken.
Sea levels are currently rising at a rate of 3.2mm a year.
Vegetation Scientists estimate that around ten per cent of global carbon dioxide emissions come
Disease Between 2030
and 2050, climate change is expected to cause 250,000 more deaths per year due to conditions like malaria and
The world has warmed by about 1.0°C (1.8°F) since
1880. 17 of the 18 warmest years have occurred
Pollution Atmospheric CO2 levels measured at Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii, continue to increase, with the
latest recording of 408ppm in February 2018.