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: Ronja Dahl Reviewer: Astrid Kristoffersen
Why is 1.5 degrees such a big deal?
Hvorfor har 1,5 grader så mye å si?
Because to warm our entire planet up by 1.5 degrees Celsius
Fordi å varme opp hele planeten med 1,5 grader
requires a lot of heat.
krever mye varme.
All this extra heat melts glaciers, which raise sea levels.
All den ekstra varmen smelter isbreer, som hever havnivået.
If the ice sheets of Antarctica and Greenland melt completely,
Hvis isen på Antarktis og Grønland smelter helt,
millions of people's homes will be under water.
vil millioner av folks hjem være under vann.
The extra heat also intensifies weather,
Den ekstra varmen gjør også været mer intenst,
making wet places wetter, dry places drier
så våte steder blir våtere, tørre steder blir tørrere
and increasing the ferocity of storms.
og stormer øker i voldsomhet.
That 1.5-degree increase also won't be distributed evenly.
Økningen på halvannen grad vil heller ikke være spredt jevnt.
The coldest nights in the Arctic might get 10 degrees warmer.
De kaldeste nettene i Arktis kan bli ti grader varmere.
The warmest days in Mumbai might get five degrees hotter.
De varmeste dagene i Mumbai kan bli fem grader hetere.
Over the past 10,000 years, we've been lucky.
I løpet av de siste 10 000 årene har vi vært heldige.
Earth's climate was stable and our civilizations flourished.
Jordas klima var stabilt og våre sivilisasjoner blomstret.
But as our climate gets more unstable, so will our economies and our societies.
Men når klimaet blir mer ustabilt, blir også økonomien og samfunnet det.
We'll all suffer,
Vi vil alle lide,
and the vulnerable will be hit hardest,
og de sårbare vil bli rammet hardest
unless we act now.
om vi ikke handler nå.
Take action on climate change at Countdown.ted.com]
Vær med å kjempe mot global oppvarming på countdown.ted.com
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