Climate Change is a Human-Caused Crisis
🌍 The concentration of carbon dioxide in the world atmosphere, as of July 2021, is the highest it has been in human history.
🌍 By 2030 areas of London, the East Coast and Cardiff could be regularly underwater due to the rising sea levels (7-23 inches by the end of this century) from a combination of melting glaciers and thermal expansion seawater as it warms.
🌍 In the last 30 years half of the world's coral reefs have died, with two thirds of the Great Barrier Reef being damaged by coral bleaching - a direct result of sea temperatures being too high and pollution.
🌍 Extinction is a natural phenomenon, claiming around 5 species per year, we're currently losing up to 1,000 times the normal rate - meaning around 12 species go extinct every day.
🌍 As the global temperature increases, millions of people will flee their homes to avoid the impacts of droughts and extreme storms. The International Organisation on Migration estimates that up to 200 million people could be forced to leave their homes because of climate change by 2050.
🌍 Climate change could be irreversible by 2030 - THE TIPPING POINT!
Ways Boston College is helping to stop Climate Change
Climate Action News
Be Fantastic Without Single-Use Plastic
To support Earth Day 2022, and to become a greener college, Boston College has given away 500 free reusable water bottles to learners.Read More
A Pivotal Moment in the Fight against Climate Change
In support of COP26 this November, Boston College has launched its climate action commitments against the ever-growing threat of permanent Climate Change.Read More
Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicle Training Arrives at College
This specialist technology is leading the transport sectors…Read More