Is this the end of the human race?

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From the information I gathered I decided to write this post and tell you what I think the world could become and what would happen to us during the process.

The human race is full of the most extraordinary things and inventions from pens to phones,bicycles to rockets.But the real question is What will happen to the human race?

Will we be able to survive in these horrific weathers?Will Earth survive?

As we already know, human kind has already been suffering globally from these extreme weathers but to make matters worse people are dieing from these disasters like when the Australian wildfire started animals and humans died, people had to flee from their homes.I don't like the way humans are suffering but I can't help thinking that part of this is our own fault.I feel like the way the native Americans lived would do us some good the way they only hunted when they needed too instead of storing meat in the fridge or freezer,when there was no money needed to spend on food and drinks they survived on natural food and resources but when the British came they polluted the water made them have jobs and to work for what they wanted.

Now, I feel like this is a warning from Mother Nature saying if we don't change our ways all will be lost. Since I'm wondering have you noticed the extreme weathers has gotten worse by the years since it started off as just as a few earthquakes then into things as horrifying as wildfires so this brings us on our main question Is this the end of the human race?

As we all know humans have been living on Earth for probably more than centuries but from these extreme weathers who knows what will happen?Will we rot away like vegetables? Or Will our ending be like a fairytale? Who knows!Please feel free to comment your ideas down below!

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loved_wildcat🤗

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  • global-conversation.png ethical_conversation | Irene Secondary School | Kenya
    28 Apr 2020

    It's so intresting but l don't think extreme weather will make us rot like vegetable ,l know you will Ask me why?
    Okay extreme weather can be prevented if we take good measures for me,you ,the community and the government and the international level
    Before we rot like vegetables let's take the the intiative and fight stongly the extreme weather
    Thanks for reading

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    1. DB2.jpg EXPERT: David Baker, Manager – Actuarial @ KPMG
      ethical_conversation's comment 28 Apr 2020

      Interesting point that you have raised - what measures could we take (as individuals or collectively) to reduce the level of extreme weather?

      If we are not able to prevent extreme weather fully, can we do anything to reduce its consequences?

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      1. global-conversation.png ethical_conversation | Irene Secondary School | Kenya
        David Baker, Manager – Actuarial @ KPMG's comment 29 Apr 2020

        We can take measures like moving to places that don't cause land sides , to places that floods fint

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      2. global-conversation.png ethical_conversation | Irene Secondary School | Kenya
        David Baker, Manager – Actuarial @ KPMG's comment 29 Apr 2020

        Measures can be taken by individual moving to places where floods does not affect.
        Places that don't cause landslides which may lead to lose of material things
        Thanks

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    2. Hammond School logo loved_wildcat | Hammond Junior School F
      ethical_conversation's comment 29 Apr 2020

      I agree with you but do you think we’ll get anywhere at this rate?

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      1. global-conversation.png ethical_conversation | Irene Secondary School | Kenya
        loved_wildcat's comment 29 Apr 2020

        If we are smart we can be somewhere even if the circumstanes are hard,At any rate l believe we can be somewhere

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  • global-conversation.png fairminded_spring | Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girl's School, Elelenwo | Nigeria
    28 Apr 2020

    very interesting i came across a question you asked
    will we be able to survive in this horrific weathers?will earth survive?
    my answer is yes ,we can survive the horrific weather and earth will definitely survive.
    we just have to take good preventive measures helping our atmospheric weather by starting from our individual environment ,to our society,community,nation and the world as a whole.
    maybe when this measures are observed they will be a continuity of the human race .

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    1. Harriet-Website_1000x1000.jpg Harriet Boland
      fairminded_spring's comment 28 Apr 2020

      Can you think of any examples of good preventive measures we can take fairminded_spring?

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  • global-conversation.png content_engineer | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    28 Apr 2020

    We can protect the ozone layer by stopping excessive burn of rubbish,so I suggest suggest that recycling can be a better way of controlling rubbish.

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    1. Hammond School logo loved_wildcat | Hammond Junior School F
      content_engineer's comment 29 Apr 2020

      Ahhhhh but there are things that would cost a lot just for that not including money.

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    2. Hammond School logo loved_wildcat | Hammond Junior School F
      content_engineer's comment 29 Apr 2020

      I agree with you but will it cost more than it’s worth?

      For example losing millions of humans just for that! Who knows what might happen?

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  • global-conversation.png content_engineer | Sacred Heart School | Ghana
    28 Apr 2020

    The ozone layer protect the earth from most extreme weathers mostly drought and heatwave.

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  • avatar.jpg EXPERT: Dimitri Selwood, Analyst @ KPMG
    29 Apr 2020

    Thank you very much for your comment, some really interesting points! You mentioned extreme weather can be prevented by taking 'good measures'. Can you think of examples of good measures that would be effective?

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    1. global-conversation.png proactive_agency | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
      Dimitri Selwood, Analyst @ KPMG's comment 30 Apr 2020

      Measures that can be taken differ depending on the type of extreme weather event. There are a number of changes we should make in our homes and business premises to reduce the risk of extreme weather events and the longer term changes in our climate. As I said earlier it depend on the type of extreme weather event.
      Heatwave and Drought
      Temperatures are likely to rise and we are likely to have more heat waves. The temperatures can affect our health, particularly young and elder people.
      1. Read on how to stay cool in a heatwave.
      2. Create an area of shade in your garden where you can sit to cool off.
      3. Close the blinds and curtains throughout the day to shade rooms on hot summer days to keep the heat out.
      4. Collect rainwater and use recycled water in your garden and toilet.
      5. Limit your activity during the hottest part of the day.
      Wet Weather
      1. Clear leaves and debris from your gutters and drains.
      2. Fix leaks and check for reasons for damp in your walls and ceilings.
      3. Ventilate your room after wet weather to reduce condensation and help prevent damp problems.
      Storms and High Winds
      1. Make sure you remove dead branches and manage tree and large plants in your garden.
      2. Check and make sure that your roof tiles are secure and ensure repairs are made if there be etc.
      These are a few I can talk about but what I want you to understand is that it will all depend on the type of extreme weather event. There are things we also should consider
      1. In a heatwave wear sun screen and a hat and drink plenty of water.
      2. Snowfall and icy weather and make people more prone to falls so take care.
      3. Weather can affect transport networks, making it difficult to get around.
      4. Services may be disrupted in times of extreme weather, winds can bring down power lines and water pipes can freeze during cold periods.
      5. Be aware of the vulnerable members of your community that may need extra help.
      6. Be aware of the need of any elderly or sick relative.
      7. Have a list of emergency contacts and numbers.
      8. Be prepare for an emergency, have a plan an have an emergency kit bag.
      It is equally to identify
      What the risks are
      Who is most vulnerable
      Have of action ready

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  • Hammond School logo loved_wildcat | Hammond Junior School F
    29 Apr 2020

    I should have put greed of humanity instead of British sorry if I offended you guys.

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  • global-conversation.png enterprising_grasshopper | Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girl's School, Elelenwo | Nigeria
    29 Apr 2020

    Good points
    Am afraid not every one might survive in this extreme weather because it is like the end of the world is here.
    I don't think there are any preventive measures for this extreme weather but if there are any the world should know of it as fast as possible.

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  • global-conversation.png loving_opinion | Maryknoll Convent School | Hong Kong
    30 Apr 2020

    Nice post! You make really interesting points. Answering your question, I don't think this will the end of the human race and the earth will definitely survive. My view is that even though people may not be really seeing the importance of global warming right now, we can all see that there has been more activities and organizations which help save the earth such as earth day, Greenpeace etc. Schools have also started to teach children how to recycle and protect the earth. If the next generation can help protect our earth i'm sure the human race will continue on and on.

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  • global-conversation.png entrepreneurial_robin | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    30 Apr 2020

    Another measure to be taken is to prevent deforestation. The process of cutting down trees which provide oxygen without re-planting them. If we put a stop to this act, we can prevent some extreme weather.

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  • Hammond School logo outgoing_piano | Hammond Junior School E
    30 Apr 2020

    We have to do something!

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    1. mollymargiotta.jpg EXPERT: Molly Margiotta, Capital Markets Trainee @ Clifford Chance
      outgoing_piano's comment 30 Apr 2020

      Can you suggest any actions we could take that would help?

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      1. Hammond School logo outgoing_piano | Hammond Junior School E
        Molly Margiotta, Capital Markets Trainee @ Clifford Chance's comment 01 May 2020

        The government could use some of their money to insure houses that are at risk of flooding an wildfires

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        1. Hammond School logo loved_wildcat | Hammond Junior School F
          outgoing_piano's comment 02 May 2020

          But do you think they will? Remember people are greedy!

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  • global-conversation.png proactive_agency | Achimota Basic School | Ghana
    30 Apr 2020

    I will say the answer to this question is 'No'. There is little likelihood that climate change can put an end to the human race from the face of the planet at least in the foreseeable future. It may rather destroy basically our civilization. It might happen that it will hurt the human species but it is not our end, I say this thinking about the fact that other species already survived severe climate changes in the past. We humans by nature have very high propensity to adapt to the changing environment no matter how intolerable we may appear to be. The climate is not changing in a unidirectional way, that is, always from bad to worse. There are other areas which can benefit from climate change. Because the moist in the atmosphere is in balance, areas which may become deficit in rainfall could be compensated with regions which may change to have of abundant rainfall. But the consequences coming along with the climate change will be most certainly tremendous challenge for most of the humans. Not only are the changes a challenge for humans, but the central difficulty will be the problem of migration possibilities. Looking at the tremendous number of humans now living on the planet,it won't be that easy anymore for us to migrate to other climate zones that might make survival easier. That means a lot of people will be wipe out, this is because the current lifestyle and the fact that there are so many of us won't allow it. Another reason for a tremendous death rate of our species will be in my opinion of the difficulty of adaptation. Especially for the people living in the cities, which is the main part of the human living nowadays, will be confronted with basic need problems, when the world wide trade will break down because , that is, missing crops etc. Already now we see how difficult it is for the society ' representing' government to work together on new rules to stop fast changing climate, so it also is difficult for us as one specie to agriculture, consumption, respect for other life forms etc. So I think its not extreme weather or climate change that when, that will pit and end to the human race, but much more the lack of survival instincts provoked by the current lifestyle of humans. The impact could be diverse and could take away billions of lives globally but won't be our end. I think with the technology we have we would definitely find a solution and would survive. And then if someday the earth attains stability and returns back to normal state we could be more careful or we can decide to pollute it again bring back the climate change or extreme weather.

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    1. Tiff-Avatar.jpg Tiff @ the BNC
      proactive_agency's comment 01 May 2020

      What technology solutions do you think will be important?

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  • global-conversation.png delightful_snow | Donholm Primary School | Kenya
    07 May 2020

    Why do you think it is the end of human race?

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    1. Hammond School logo loved_wildcat | Hammond Junior School F
      delightful_snow's comment 07 May 2020

      That’s a good question delightful_snow.To be honest, things can change at the time a write the post I thought since the world is suffering from all these disasters.What will happen to us? But now if I think about it it’s not that likely. I hope this helped you.

      From loved_wildcat.

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        1. Hammond School logo loved_wildcat | Hammond Junior School F
          delightful_snow's comment 11 May 2020

          No, thank you.If you didn’t ask me this question I would have forgot the reason I even wrote this post!

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  • Lyons Hall Primary School reliable_fig | Lyons Hall Primary School B
    07 May 2020

    I think this is a very thought provoking post, it really made me think about lots of different things like, how many years do we have left until we will have to move to another planet? And why are we experiencing such extreme weather at the moment?
    After reading through the post I thought that were probably experiencing this sort of weather because of global warming /climate change, but this is getting slightly better since being in lockdown. Nobody will know the exact year that we will have to move to another planet, but it will probably be around 3.25 billion years (according to google) but I still think that is quite a lot of time for us to fix Climate change, but I don't think this is the end of the human race because we can change how we do things, we can think more about our planet and we can all come together as one to help save the human race.
    thanks for reading,
    reliable_fig

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    1. Hammond School logo loved_wildcat | Hammond Junior School F
      reliable_fig's comment 11 May 2020

      Thank you for a very pleasant comment but how do we know what’s going to happen there’s still long to go so all we can do now is to guess until the times come we might have to wait centuries who knows? Yes I agree with you we still have time to prove that WE can fix climate change and that we are fit to live on Earth, but with the Covid-19 around who would take any notice in it if they are already trying to survive another thing altogether?!

      your sincerely,
      loved_wildcat.

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      1. tom Tom @ the BNC
        loved_wildcat's comment 11 May 2020

        A very well-worded response, loved_wildcat!

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