Climate Change Negative Effects

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Pope Francis S.J. argues that climate change has become a global issue with a plethora of negative effects on our way of life. Although the environmental implications of climate change are extremely well known, many are completely oblivious to its harsh economic effects. As climate change continues to intensify these effects will not only cause mass hysteria around the world but will also cause major complications for the common home. As climate change worsens, its effects on the economy will begin to take shape. The enormous and more frequent storms which are a result of climate change will continue to damage infrastructure and people’s homes, drought and a hotter environment will damage crop and food production, and the increased rate of…show more content…
As climate change continues to progress, severe droughts will begin to emerge in higher volumes than what naturally occurs. The increased and abnormal temperatures will also dry out and damage many crops as they lack the sufficient water. The combination of these two aspects will eventually result in unfertile and dead soil at which point nothing will grow in that specific area. This will be catastrophic to regions that specialize or rely on farming to fuel their economy. Farming based and poor regions that rely on crops will suffer immense economic damage. This issue may also present itself as problematic for larger countries as well. Economies such as the United States who import a large quantity of produce from neighboring counties will suffer massive food shortages and in turn experience a spike in food costs and a dip in economic stability. Food, water, and agriculture are all crucial aspects of human life as well as the success of a standard economy. As climate change begins to negatively affect these crucial aspects of life, the economy and well being of the common home will be hurt as…show more content…
These environmental effects are extremely worrisome to the general public and have been highly detrimental to various economies. Climate change has often been pushed aside and considered a hoax or insignificant to many however as economies begin to suffer due to its effects people will begin to be directly affected. The dangers of climate change pose a threat to the infrastructure and housing of specific regions as it causes massive storms that can damage these buildings,it also decimates crops and causes massive droughts hurting the entire food supply drastically, and as the climate begins to melt icecaps, deadly diseases and bacteria will be released into the general public. All three of these effects of climate change are huge threats to the economies of the world and is currently the biggest threat to the common

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