Why is 1.5 degrees such a big deal? | Kristen Bell + Giant Ant


2020-10-13・ 2381    112

Take action on climate change at http://countdown.ted.com. A brief answer to one of the key questions about climate change: Why is 1.5 degrees such a big deal? (Written by Myles Allen, David Biello and George Zaidan) This animation was part of the Countdown Global Launch on 10.10.2020. (Watch the full event: https://youtu.be/5dVcn8NjbwY.) Countdown is TED's global initiative to accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. The goal: to build a better future by cutting greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, in the race to a zero-carbon world. Get involved at https://countdown.ted.com/sign-up Follow Countdown on Twitter: http://twitter.com/tedcountdown Follow Countdown on Instagram: http://instagram.com/tedcountdown Subscribe to our channel: http://youtube.com/TED TED's videos may be used for non-commercial purposes under a Creative Commons License, Attribution–Non Commercial–No Derivatives (or the CC BY – NC – ND 4.0 International) and in accordance with our TED Talks Usage Policy (https://www.ted.com/about/our-organization/our-policies-terms/ted-talks-usage-policy). For more information on using TED for commercial purposes (e.g. employee learning, in a film or online course), please submit a Media Request at https://media-requests.ted.com


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Transcriber: TED Translators Admin Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs
Translator: Coral Navalón Reviewer: Josep Maria Agustí
Why is 1.5 degrees such a big deal?
Per què 1,5 graus resulten tan importants?
Because to warm our entire planet up by 1.5 degrees Celsius
Perquè escalfar tot el planeta 1,5 graus centígrads
requires a lot of heat.
requereix molta calor.
All this extra heat melts glaciers, which raise sea levels.
Tota aquesta calor extra fon les glaceres, i això eleva el nivell del mar.
If the ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland melt completely,
Si les capes de gel de l’Antàrtida i Groenlàndia es fonen del tot,
millions of people's homes will be under water.
l'aigua cobrirà milions de llars.
The extra heat also intensifies weather,
La calor addicional també fa el temps més extrem,
making wet places wetter, dry places drier
fa els llocs humits més humits, i els secs més secs,
and increasing the ferocity of storms.
fa que augmenti la ferocitat de les tempestes.
That 1.5-degree increase also won't be distributed evenly.
Aquest augment de 1,5 graus tampoc no es distribuirà de manera uniforme.
The coldest nights in the Arctic might get 10 degrees warmer.
Les nits més fredes de l’Àrtic poden escalfar-se deu graus.
The warmest days in Mumbai might get five degrees hotter.
Els dies més càlids a Bombai poden augmentar cinc graus.
Over the past 10,000 years, we've been lucky.
Durant els darrers 10 000 anys, hem tingut sort.
Earth's climate was stable and our civilizations flourished.
El clima de la Terra era estable i les nostres civilitzacions van prosperar.
But as our climate gets more unstable, so will our economies and our societies.
Però com més inestable es torna el clima més ho faran l'economia i la societat.
We'll all suffer,
Tots patirem,
and the vulnerable will be hit hardest,
i els més vulnerables seran els més afectats,
unless we act now.
tret que actuem ara.
[Compte enrere
Take action on climate change at Countdown.ted.com]
Preneu mesures contra el canvi climàtic a Countdown.ted.com]
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