Apparently, the year of 2016 will be the hottest year on record and the degrees will keep climbing. The global warming is accelerating and our goal now is to slow climate change down to be able to adapt to it. So, here is what the Earth could look like within 100 years of climate change.
“Red sprites” are a phenomenon that occur when lightning creates an electromagnetic discharge. This rare sighting was photographed by an astronaut on the International Space Station (ISS) recently and it is amazing to see.
The volcano Calbuco, which was sleeping for almost 43 years, woke up April 22, 2015. More than 4,000 people within a 20km (12 mile) radius were evacuated. The red alert is maintained as they fear new possible eruptions.
Molten rock is flowing from the Kilauea volcano and has been for the past three months. It has travelled a distance of 12 miles (19 kilometers) and is quickly approaching the town of Pahoa which could be a disaster.
The Aral Sea was one of the four largest lakes in the world at 68,000 km2 (26,300 sq mi) but since the 1960s it has been shrinking as a result of Soviet irrigation projects diverting the river water that feeds the lakes.