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Why is Paris Agreement important in face of such visible signs of Climate Change

President Donald Trump has announced that US will withdraw from the Paris Climate Deal. He wants to “renegotiate” a fairer deal that would not disadvantage US businesses. On the other side, the warning signals of Global Warming are getting louder. Recently, NASA said the Poles have lost sea ice larger than Mexico. The combined Arctic and Antarctic sea ice numbers were at their lowest point in March 2017. Arctic sea ice appears to have reached a record low wintertime maximum extent in March. Temperatures in the Arctic are currently about 20C above. On the South Pole, the scenario is even scarier. Antarctic is losing sea ice rapidly after decades of moderate sea ice expansion. A long-growing crack in the Larsen C ice shelf has grown to 11 miles in last 6 days. The sea ice cap is also thinning Zachariae Isstrom Glacier in northeast Greenland is losing five billion tons of ice a year. Now the Basic physics says when ice melts water runs into the ocean and thus sea level rises. Recently NOAA reported that global sea level is rising by 2.6 inches above. And Higher sea levels mean that deadly and destructive storm surges, more frequent nuisance flooding. Climate Change is also leading to rise in global temperatures. For two successive years, 2015 and 2016 were the hottest year in recorded history. Scientists say Global Warming is altering global air currents – increasing droughts, heatwaves and floods. World Meteorological Society has warned that dwindling water supplies is the greatest of all dangers posed by climate change, leading to a future of food shortages, mass migration, and civil unrests in various parts of the world. It is an uncertain future we are staring at.