FACTS

When one gallon of  gasoline is burnt, 19.64 pounds of carbon dioxide is released

If average global temperature continues to rise at this pace, half of all plants and animals will be at risk of extinction

The burning of a tree can release most of the carbon that it absorbed back into the atmosphere

In 2018, the concentration of carbon dioxide was the highest ever in 3 million years!

The Earth's mean temperature could rise by 3-4°C over pre-industrial times  by the end of this century

Since the industrial revolution, the world's oceans have become 26% more acidic

It is predicted that summer sea ice will completely disappear from the Arctic this century.

Beef production produces 295kg of carbon emissions per kg of protein, compared to 35kg for chicken

Sea levels have risen more in the last 100 years than the past 2000 years combined (7 inches)

About 37 billion metric tonnes of carbon dioxide is released each year by human activities

In 2030, food prices will have increased by 60% due to climate change's effects on crops and livestock

Water vapor is a greenhouse gas