YD News | Earth Day 2022 | Two minutes read
Google Doodle is known for creating imaginative and amusing animations to commemorate key days throughout the world, and it has done it once again on the occasion of World Earth Day 2022, which is observed on April 22 around the world.
Google is raising awareness for Earth Day 2022 with a time-lapse on its home page that displays the effects of climate change over the decades around the globe, in one of the most inventive doodles of all time.
The time-lapse has been created through a compilation of imagery that was collected by Google Earth. The imagery shows several parts of the planet, including coral reefs, glaciers, and general greenery, which has visibly reduced over the decades.
Earth Day 2022: How you can see it?
When you click on the Google Doodle today, you will see a time-lapse bringing attention to climate change, as well as explanations of the various aspects associated with the issue, such as what is causing it and its various effects on the general population.
The Google page on climate change effects states, “Warmer temperatures over time are changing weather patterns and disrupting the usual balance of nature.” This poses numerous dangers to humans and all other forms of life on Earth.”
Earth day 2022: Effects of Climate change
The environment has already been affected by global climate change. Glaciers have receded, ice on rivers and lakes has broken up earlier, plant and animal ranges have altered, and trees have begun to bloom earlier.
Sea ice loss, rapid sea-level rise, and longer, more intense heat waves are all effects that experts anticipated would occur as a result of global climate change in the past.
Scientists are confident that global temperatures will continue to climb for decades to come, owing in major part to greenhouse gas emissions caused by human activity.
- Temperatures Will Continue to Rise: The temperature rise has not been, and will not be, uniform or smooth across the country or over time because human-induced warming is placed atop a naturally changing environment.
- Frost-free Season (and Growing Season) will lengthen: In a future in which heat-trapping gas emissions continue to grow, increases of a month or more in the lengths of the frost-free and growing seasons are projected.
- Changes in Precipitation Patterns: Due to pollution, the precipitation patterns will change.
- The Arctic Likely to Become Ice-Free: The Arctic Ocean is expected to become essentially ice-free in the summer before mid-century.
- Sea Level Will Rise 1-8 feet by 2100: Global sea level has risen by about 8 inches since reliable record-keeping began in 1880. It is projected to rise another 1 to 8 feet by 2100. This is the result of added water from melting land ice and the expansion of seawater as it warms.
The major cause for climate change
Google went on to say that greenhouse gas emissions are the primary cause of climate change on Earth. “As greenhouse gas emissions blanket the Earth, they trap the sun’s heat,” according to the United Nations. As a result, global warming and climate change occur. “The earth is warming at a rate unprecedented in recorded history.”
On the occasion of Earth Day 2022, UNAct Now also suggests ways for individuals to help the planet and combat climate change, such as saving energy at home, walking, cycling, or taking public transportation, eating more vegetables, reconsidering travel options, reducing food waste, reducing, repairing, and recycling items, and switching to electric vehicles.
In 2021, the Google doodle took a more upbeat tone, depicting a chain of tree plantations with many little people planting trees and watching them grow in an animation.
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