Boğaziçi University Climate Policy Research Center Director Prof. Dr. Levent Kurnaz, to stop climate change in his presentation to the relevant committees in the Assembly if strong steps to be taken toward 2050 told Turkey’s encounter potential hazards. Stating that the highest temperature in Istanbul will rise to 45 degrees and people may start to die, Prof. Dr. Kurnaz said that Çukurova will dry, there will be no apricots in Malatya and even agriculture may end in Konya.
Making a presentation to the Assembly Climate Change Research Commission, Boğaziçi University Climate Policy Research Center Director Prof. Dr. Levent Kurnaz, Turkey will have a major drought in 2050, he said. Cunning said:
“Istanbul will see 45 degrees”
“If the temperatures increase by an average of 5 degrees, the highest temperature in Istanbul will rise to 45 degrees after 30 years. Are the hospitals ready? Will we be ready when so many people start dying in that heat? Does this heat kill people? This temperature ‘ The wet thermometer is called 35 degrees. If the wet thermometer is 35, the weather is hot, not cool, you die; it’s that simple. 2050 warning from Prof. Dr. Levent Kurnaz: Istanbul will see 45 degrees, people may die from heat
“Çukurova will dry”
“Where will there be drought in 30 years? In Çukurova. So we will not be able to do agriculture in Çukurova. There will be a terrible drought in the west of the Aegean.
“There will be no apricots left in Malatya”
There will be drought in Sivas, Malatya. There is no apricot. Are we ready for this? There are also diseases that we experience in the middle belly. Two years ago, 4 West Nile virus cases were seen in Istanbul. Why? Because we are trading. She trust the most to Turkey in African trade; It’s a beautiful thing, we were proud, but equals these mosquitoes will come to us. It used to take years for these mosquitoes to arrive, now a mosquito escaping into a container is in Istanbul 6 hours later.
“Agriculture in Konya may end”
There are at least 90 thousand water wells in the Konya Plain and the state knows how much water is drawn from 25 thousand of them. The head of Konya Plain Project said two weeks ago: “Groundwater falls by 22 meters every year.” While 22 meters of groundwater falls per year, you cannot do irrigated agriculture in the Konya Plain.