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


2020-10-13・ 2360    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
Vertaald door: Tessa Pouels Nagekeken door: Oeds Eilander
Why is 1.5 degrees such a big deal?
Waarom is 1,5 °C zo'n groot probleem?
Because to warm our entire planet up by 1.5 degrees Celsius
Nou, om onze hele planeet met 1,5 graden Celsius op te warmen,
requires a lot of heat.
is veel warmte nodig.
All this extra heat melts glaciers, which raise sea levels.
Door deze extra warmte smelten gletsjers,
wat de zeespiegel doet stijgen.
If the ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland melt completely,
Als de ijskappen van Antarctica en Groenland volledig smelten,
millions of people's homes will be under water.
zullen miljoenen huizen onder water komen te staan.
The extra heat also intensifies weather,
De extra warmte intensiveert ook het weer,
making wet places wetter, dry places drier
waardoor natte plekken natter worden,
droge plekken droger
and increasing the ferocity of storms.
en de heftigheid van de stormen toeneemt.
That 1.5-degree increase also won't be distributed evenly.
Die stijging van 1,5 °C zal ook niet gelijkmatig worden verdeeld.
The coldest nights in the Arctic might get 10 degrees warmer.
De koudste nachten op de Noordpool worden misschien wel 10 °C warmer.
The warmest days in Mumbai might get five degrees hotter.
De warmste dagen in Mumbai worden misschien wel 5 °C warmer.
Over the past 10,000 years, we've been lucky.
In de afgelopen 10.000 jaar hebben we geluk gehad.
Earth's climate was stable and our civilizations flourished.
Het klimaat op aarde was stabiel en onze bevolkingen bloeiden op.
But as our climate gets more unstable, so will our economies and our societies.
Maar naarmate ons klimaat instabieler wordt,
worden onze economieën en maatschappijen dat ook.
We'll all suffer,
We zullen allemaal lijden,
and the vulnerable will be hit hardest,
en de kwetsbaren zullen het hardst worden getroffen,
unless we act now.
tenzij we nu ingrijpen.
Take action on climate change at Countdown.ted.com]
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