Szósta katastrofa – wyniszczenie w dobie człowieka

Marcin Łubiński, Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny w Krakowie
2020 Edukacja Etyczna  
As the scientists indicate in their analyzes, about 60% of vertebrates on Earth have extinct since the industrial revolution. The inevitable climate catastrophe in the coming decades will bring even more noticeable damage. Due to the pres-ence of the human species in the world and its unrestrained expansion, the eff ects of Homo sapiens activity aff ect almost all ecosystems. Snowless winters, rising sea levels or extremely high temperatures are symptoms of a disaster that we are unable to
more » ... e. This article briefl y discusses the most signifi cant threats to ecosystem services, the eff ects of careless human activity, and their current as well as future consequences, broken down into individual "sectors" of human activity. The current geopolitical situation regarding climate change and its impact on the world will also be presented. This article is mainly based on the 2019 IPBES report and reports from WWF and other entities dealing with climate change.
doi:10.24917/20838972.17.11 fatcat:q4dnbip4zzhppfac6krahxc45e