Neighbours for the Planet
Tackling Climate Change, One Action at a Time
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