Climate Change

The industrial revolution was the starting point of an unstoppable increase in carbon emissions, which inevitably leads to global warming. Many scientists believe that a 2°C (3.6°F) rise in global temperature would lead to a major environmental catastrophe. Learn about the climate crisis, current developments in climate research and the emerging technologies that could save the world.


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