If procedures are not taken to stop climate change by the end of this century, temperatures worldwide could rise by 4 degrees. World Bank does not rule out that even if all the nations of the world to meet the commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is likely to happen at a temperature rise of 3 degrees.
Temperature around the world could grow by 4 degrees Celsius by the end of this century if no new procedures to stop climate change, warns the World Bank in a new report turn down the Heat.
The organization said that the world could face a rise in sea level, which will lead to the flooding of coastal cities, food shortages and extreme weather changes. Climate change will affect all regions of the world; with the arid lands will become even drier, humid areas - even wetter. Stronger than all suffer poor countries, experts Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and the nonprofit organization Climate Analytics, to prepare a report for the World Bank.
"World warming of 4 degrees and can be avoided, we need to keep warming below 2 degrees," - said World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.
According to the World Bank, the temperature rise of 3 degrees Celsius is likely to happen, even if all the nations of the world to meet the commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
UK interest in this subject because it assists in the implementation of programs to combat climate change in 130 countries. In total, the bank has invested in such projects to $ 50 billion the same time, the World Bank supports programs aimed at helping the poorest countries most vulnerable to climate change.