Apocalyptic pictures — flooded Statue of Liberty, burnt forest, Stonehenge and Venice completely destroyed — it’s not the latest Hollywood ideas, and what may happen in the coming years due to climate change.
Climate change impacting entire planet, threaten dozens of world heritage sites of mankind. The UN reported that 31 such a facility located in 29 countries, may be faced with devastating threats of rising sea levels, droughts or other effects of increasing temperature.
Climate change is quickly becoming one of the most significant risks to objects on the world heritage list, which already suffer some of the consequences. The achievement of the goals of the Paris climate agreement is of vital importance for the protection of world heritage sites for present and future generations, says the UN. Venice will be completely submerged, a scientists mind-boggling prediction.