OREANDA-NEWS According to the most optimistic scenario of the UN report on global warming, an increase in average global temperatures by 2 degrees will lead to the resettlement of 280 million people on Earth due to rising sea levels.

In addition, with the increasing frequency of cyclones, many megacities can be flooded starting in 2050. Rising sea levels will force coastal regions to adapt, and developed countries will be capable to protect their cities than developing ones.

According to the same report, which is expected to be presented on September 25 in Monaco, by 2100, from 30% to 99% of permafrost surfaces will melt, which will lead to the release of a huge amount of carbon dioxide into the air.

It is known that glaciers in Antarctica and Greenland lose an average of 430 billion tons annually, becoming the main source of sea level rise.