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They say that the earth's axis is shifting. And how does this threaten humanity?
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As Chinese scientists have found out, climate warming leads to redistribution of the Earth's mass and shift of the earth's axis, which can have far-reaching consequences.
“High-mountain glaciers are melting, and the mass of water in the underground horizons located above sea level is decreasing, and the level of the World Ocean, on the contrary, is rising. As a result, the speed of rotation of the Earth is growing, and the length of the day is reduced, albeit by milliseconds, — explains coordinator of the industrial greening program of the Wildlife Conservation Center Igor Shkradyuk. By the way, annbsp;annual climate changes associated with falling of snow from atmosphere and its evaporation lead to the same effect. When it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere, the Earth rotates a little faster. But the angle of displacement of the earth's axis is still so small that it doesn affect everyday life of people. And here, let's say, launches of space rockets it can affect — even fractions of a second matter here.