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Climate change: facts and figures

This infographic was created by Clara Kightley and Sophie McDonnell, undergraduate students from the University of Reading’s Typography and Graphic Communication department.

An infographic on climate change stating the following: The atmosphere is likely to warm by 2.8 to 4.8 degrees Celsius if emissions are not reduced. Global temperature has risen 0.8 degrees Celsius since 1900. Carbon dioxide, methane, nitrogen and water vapour trap heat in our atmosphere. 78% of Greenhouse gas emissions come from burning fossil fuels. The burning of fossil fuels has resulted in an increase of carbon dioxide by 40% since 1900. Climate change can cause more extreme weather. Deforestation results in the loss of carbon dioxide sinks. Some regions are expected to lose out on crop production by 30%. Climate change can cause rising sea levels.


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