Friday, December 8, 2023

Dramatic NASA photos showing Earth before and after climate change

NASA has on its website a series of more than 500 photos satellite captures that show how climate change is changing and impacting our planet.Area covered by ice in the Arctic Ocean in 1984 (left) and in 2012 (NASA).

The ice-covered area of ​​the Arctic Ocean increases during the winter and retreats during the summer, usually reaching its lowest point of the year in September, reported RT.

The amount of ice has arrived under its history in 2012, since at least 1979, when the first reliable satellite measurements began, according to NASA.

The 2016 low was the second lowest on record. “At the rate we’re seeing this decline, it’s likely that the Arctic summer sea ice will will disappear completely in this century”said Joey Comiso, NASA scientist and reproduced RT.

Neumayer Glacier on South Georgia Island on January 11, 2005 (left) and September 14, 2016 (NASA).

The world is being destroyed

The Neumayer Glacier, located on the east coast of San Pedro Island or South Georgia, is located east of the southern tip of South America, retreated more than 4 kilometers for the last 16 years.

Small changes in sea temperature have a large effect on the rate at which it melts.

Alaska'S Pedersen Glacier In 1920-1940 (Left) And August 10, 2005 (Nasa).Alaska’s Pedersen Glacier in 1920-1940 (left) and August 10, 2005 (NASA).

In these pictures taken in 1920-1940 and in 2005 it can be seen that the Pedersen Glacier, in Alaska, almost gone. The ice has retreated more than 2 kilometers and trees have grown between the swamp and the glacier.

The Qori Kalis Glacier (Peru) In July 1978 (Left) And In July 2011 (Nasa).The Qori Kalis glacier (Peru) in July 1978 (left) and in July 2011 (NASA).

These photos show how the Qori Kalis glacier, located in Peru, is retreating. left a lake on the side of the mountain, explains RT.

Partial View Of Sindh Province In Southeastern Pakistan On September 21, 2019 (Left) And September 21, 2020 (Nasa).Partial view of Sindh province in southeastern Pakistan on September 21, 2019 (left) and September 21, 2020 (NASA).

Here NASA shows a part of Sindh province in southeastern Pakistan, before and after the 2020 flood.

Argentina also suffers from this

Deforestation In The Argentine Part Of The Gran Chaco, On December 18, 2000 (Left) And December 24, 2019 (Nasa).Deforestation in the Argentine part of the Gran Chaco, on December 18, 2000 (left) and December 24, 2019 (NASA).

These images show the results of 19 years of deforestation in the Argentine part of the Gran Chaco. In the 2019 image most of the forest has been replaced by soybean fields and cattle.

Urbanization In Shanghai, China, On April 23, 1984 (Left) And July 20, 2016 (Nasa).Urbanization in Shanghai, China, on April 23, 1984 (left) and July 20, 2016 (NASA).

These photos from Shanghai show the trend of urbanization in the last four decades. Its population doubled, from 12 million in 1982 to 24 million in 2016.

As satellite images show, the city’s area, which covered 308 square kilometers in 1984, has expanded to It covers 1,302 square kilometers in 2014, he said RT.

Forest Fires In Argentina, On December 22, 2016 (Left) And January 7, 2017 (Nasa).Forest fires in Argentina, on December 22, 2016 (left) and January 7, 2017 (NASA).

Since mid-December 2016, nearly two dozen forest fires have consumed nearly a million hectares in the region. Pampas region of Argentina. You can clearly see the effect of the fire in these images taken a month apart.

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