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


2020-10-13・ 2301    111

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: Penny Martínez Reviewer: Xosé María Moreno
Why is 1.5 degrees such a big deal?
Por que 1,5 graos son tan importantes?
Because to warm our entire planet up by 1.5 degrees Celsius
Porque quentar todo o noso planeta 1,5 graos centígrados
requires a lot of heat.
requere moita calor.
All this extra heat melts glaciers, which raise sea levels.
E toda esa calor extra derrete os glaciares que elevan o nivel do mar.
If the ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland melt completely,
Se as capas de xeo da Antártida e Groenlandia se fundisen por completo,
millions of people's homes will be under water.
millóns de fogares quedarían baixo a auga.
The extra heat also intensifies weather,
A calor extra tamén intensifica o clima,
making wet places wetter, dry places drier
facendo os lugares húmidos máis húmidos e os secos máis secos
and increasing the ferocity of storms.
e aumentando a virulencia das tormentas.
That 1.5-degree increase also won't be distributed evenly.
Ese aumento de 1,5 graos tampouco se distribuirá de xeito uniforme.
The coldest nights in the Arctic might get 10 degrees warmer.
As noites máis frías do Ártico poderían ser 10 graos máis quentes.
The warmest days in Mumbai might get five degrees hotter.
Os días máis cálidos en Mumbai poderían subir cinco graos.
Over the past 10,000 years, we've been lucky.
Nos últimos 10 000 anos, tivemos sorte.
Earth's climate was stable and our civilizations flourished.
O clima da Terra era estable e as nosas civilizacións floreceron.
But as our climate gets more unstable, so will our economies and our societies.
Pero se o clima se fai máis inestable, tamén o serán as economías e sociedades.
We'll all suffer,
Todos sufriremos,
and the vulnerable will be hit hardest,
e os vulnerables serán os máis afectados,
unless we act now.
a non ser que actuemos agora.
[Conta atrás
Take action on climate change at Countdown.ted.com]
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