Headline news on global climate change should have attracted the awareness of people around the world to better appreciate the environment.
Headline News around the world have reported the global food crisis and it is very worrying. We are being hit by the global food crisis which has occurred twice since the last 3 years. World food prices a record high in January 2011, due to the sharp increase in the price of wheat, corn, sugar and oil. Although this price increase only caused a small inflation to the world, but it has a severe impact on the poor who depend on these basic foods for life. Those poor people plight should also be headline news. Another headline news will be the Climate Change
itself which have been blamed for the misery the world is facing.
Climate Change Getting Serious
There are several factors that cause the increase in food prices. But the most significant factor is the climate change which caused extreme weather conditions that affect agricultural production. In addition, extreme weather is expected to increase in future with the increase of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere. This also means that the increase in food prices which are happening now is just a beginning. Citizen of the world should be aware that the climate change would not stop if serious actions are not taken by every man and woman.
In some parts of the world, the signs of climate change due to global warming can be seen through a series of catastrophic events that hit several countries such as rising sea levels, haze, floods and lack of water resources.
Headline News on Climate Change
In Europe, many countries such as Germany, Sweden, Italy, Spain and France which are experiencing the heat waves this summer. In Germany, the average temperature reaches 34 degrees Celsius. In Sweden, the high temperatures cause the rails were swollen and causing disruption of train schedules. In, Italy and Spain, average temperatures reach 40 degrees Celsius, where it forced the Spanish government to declare state of emergency in eight states. This time around the climate change really making itself known to every part of the world. Death of human during the heat waves had been headline news around the world.
Global climate change happen are the result of a sharp increase in atmospheric greenhouse gases caused by the rapid manufacturing, logging, agriculture, transportation and other industries in the world without a balance between human needs and nature. This in turns have contributed to the increase of these gases and directly increase the temperature of the earth.
The Effect of Climate Change
Effects of climate change and global warming also threatens the security and human health. According to WHO, global climate change directly or indirectly, causes about 77.000 deaths a year in the Asia Pacific region.
The level of awareness among the world citizens on environmental aspects are still low. Activities and way of life requires a change, especially in terms of maintaining and conserving the environment. Every measure and strategies taken by world bodies and governments mean nothing if they do not get the support and cooperation from the community. Climate change will be killing human even more in the near future if men and women do not change their attitudes.
In the end the citizen of the world will be reading headline news about the mass killing of human by the climate change