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Why is climate change bad? It causes an increase in temperatures across the globe. Soon, in some places, it could become high become enough to kill. Higher temperatures cause extreme weather. Hurricanes will become more frequent and more severe.

This raise in temperature melts the ice caps, also causing raising water levels and flooding. The warmer water also adversely affects biodiversity, which will cause starvation.

Climate also causes precipitation patterns to change. Precipitation will become more intense and less frequent. This is bad because (according to,) “Rain that falls as a violent downpour doesn’t gently soak into the soil, and instead quickly runs off into rivers and is carried back to the sea, leaving the land to get drier and drier between periods of precipitation.” 

The rise in temperatures will also cause more droughts and heat waves, which endanger crops, animal, and human life.

Air quality will grow worse with climate change. Vector-borne disease (diseases transferred by insects such as mosquitoes) will become more frequent, because the geographic areas certain insects can survive will spread.

Arid locations will run out of water more quickly, and these places will find this water harder to replenish. Water is necessary both to live and grow crops. The lack of water security will result in food shortages and less fertile soil. The food that is grown will have less nutrients: “Recent research has revealed that elevated levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in our atmosphere can actually have a “junk food effect” on typically nutritious foods. As increasing CO2 speeds up photosynthesis, plants are producing more and more carbohydrates to keep up with their sped-up growth – at the expense of the minerals, vitamins, and proteins that take longer to build (and which we need).” (

Lastly, climate change hurts the economy: “climate solutions like renewable energy are fueling our economy and creating good, well-paying jobs. In 2016, renewable energy employed nearly 10 million people around the globe. This sector has offered hope to laid off fossil fuel workers in places like Alberta – where (during the 2015 oil price crash) “an estimated 100,000 Canadian oil workers were laid off, at some points causing Alberta’s unemployment rate to hover around 10 percent.” (

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April 20, 2023 2:17 pm

This is simply terrible, because many people do not realise their impact on nature. With their cold attitude to nature, they spoil their habitats. A very good example of bad attitude to our planet is the Chernobyl tragedy. Radiation has spoiled very much the atmosphere after this tragedy. Yes, of course nature can recover from this tragedy, but it will take many years. Now 30 years have passed and there are excursions to this place. But still there where there was a reactor there is a large amount of harmful radiation that spoils the nature. I recommend everyone to visit chernobyl so that they would understand how to treat the nature.

August 25, 2020 4:33 am

In the article ‘Why is Climate change Bad? What can you do to stop it?’ it is evident that climate change will have a highly negative effect on people. This is because, as the article states, temperature will increase dramatically, there will be more droughts, hurricanes, and changes in precipitation. After time the air will will become worse and filled with more sickness caused by mosquitos. Water will also begin to run out causing there to be more droughts along with changes in patterns of precipitation affecting how much rain water falls onto land and ends up back in oceans and rivers. Jobs will also be lost affecting the economy as unemployment rates will begin to decrease.

Though there is evidence supporting the claim of climate change, there are many people who may disagree and say that climate change is just a myth, not real and I completely disagree with that. I personally support the claims made in the article and agree that these things will happen and will lead to a decline in population and economy. If there is no change many things will be affected, especially our natural resources which are human needs.

How can we convince others of how important it is to pay attention to climate change?


November 6, 2019 3:36 pm

The Global warming is already endangering life on earth. We need to do something to change.
For the climate change, we can do a lot of things.
1. Take public transit, like take the bus.
2. Ride a bike or advocate for bike lanes in your community
3. Car-share. Share you car to others.

October 30, 2019 3:38 pm

Estimada Emily :
Estoy muy interesada con su publicación, “Why is climate change bad? What can you do to stop it? “, por que es muy importante saber sobre el cambio climático. El cambio de clima puede ocasionar varias enfermedades, principalmente resfriado.
Cuando el clima es más frío tenemos que estar bien abrigados para no enfermarnos.
Una frase que usted escribió que se destaca para mi es: “Las temperaturas más altas causan clima extremo”. Por que entre mas baja la temperatura hace más frío de lo normal.
Debemos de protegernos contra el frío ya sea abrigandonos o usando inyecciones para protegernos del frío, para no enfermarse de gripe, tos u otras cosas.
Si llegamos a enfermarnos debemos de ir inmediatamente a el doctor.
Gracias por su escritura. Espero ver lo que escribes a continuación, porque me gusta mucho la forma en que hace sus publicaciones.
Habla sobre cosas de las cuales todos tenemos que estar enterados.
Además nos da a conocer cosas sobre el clima es muy importante saber porqué surge el cambio de clima.

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