The combination of the increasingly serious consequences of climate change and the slow reaction of humans put humanity on a melancholic road leading into a chaotic world that can cause global social collapse, according to a new report by the independent think tank The Breakthrough - National Center for Climate Restoration based in Melbourne.
The report was presented by Chris Barry, a former chief of the Australian Defense Forces and a retired Admiral of the Australian Navy.
"The authors presented a cruel truth about the hopeless situation in which humanity and our planet are located. The report notes that there is a real opportunity for the human race to go into extermination, "says Barry.
One of the conclusions is that climate change is a medium-term threat to human civilization, and that world governments must step up their efforts to fight global warming. The harmful effects of global warming will be reflected in a reduced amount of food and water in some areas and will be a catalyst for socio-political instability and increased unrest and clashes in the world.
The authors of the report calculated that if current pollution is continued, by 2050 there will be an increased temperature of three degrees Celsius compared to the pre-industrial period.
The consequences would be the melting of ice surfaces, the widespread loss of eternal ice, drought, and the dying of life in parts of Amazon.
The destabilization of air currents will significantly affect the intensity and geographical distribution of Asian and African monsoons, and together with the additional slowdown of the Gulf Stream, the systems for sustaining life in Europe are also being questioned, the report says. North America would be exposed to catastrophic climatic extremes, including fires, heat waves, drought ... The summer monsoons in China would disappear, and the levels of large Asian rivers would be significantly lower due to the loss of more than a third of the Himalayan ice.
The loss of the Andes glaciers would be up to 70 percent, and precipitation in Mexico and Central America would be reduced by 50 percent.