Climate change Information

The Earth's climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 7,000 years ago marking the beginning of the modern climate era — and of human civilization. Most of these climate changes are attributed to very small variations in Earth’s orbit that change the amount of solar energy our planet receives.

Scientific evidence for warming of the climate system is unequivocal.

- Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change NASA

The current warming trend is of particular significance because most of it is extremely likely (greater than 95 percent probability) to be the result of human activity since the mid-20th century and proceeding at a rate that is unprecedented over decades to millennia.

Earth-orbiting satellites and other technological advances have enabled scientists to see the big picture, collecting many different types of information about our planet and its climate on a global scale. This body of data, collected over many years, reveals the signals of a changing climate.

The heat-trapping nature of carbon dioxide and other gases was demonstrated in the mid-19th century.2 Their ability to affect the transfer of infrared energy through the atmosphere is the scientific basis of many instruments flown by NASA. There is no question that increased levels of greenhouse gases must cause the Earth to warm in response.

Ice cores drawn from Greenland, Antarctica, and tropical mountain glaciers show that the Earth’s climate responds to changes in greenhouse gas levels. Ancient evidence can also be found in tree rings, ocean sediments, coral reefs, and layers of sedimentary rocks. This ancient, or paleoclimate, evidence reveals that current warming is occurring roughly ten times faster than the average rate of ice-age-recovery warming.


What are the main causes of climate change?

The Majority of scientists agree that the main causes of climate change is A Warming Atmosphere

Climate change is caused by an increase in greenhouse gases, which include:

  • Water Vapour
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Methane
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Chlorofluorocarbons

What are the effects of climate change?

There are a huge number of effects of climate change

Already milliomns of people are dying each year

Latest reports predict that over 100 million people could die by 2030 because of climate change, if the world does not start to take action

Each year, an increasingly large amount of people will be affected with over 90% of the victims living in developing countries

Evidence of Climate Change

There has been a great deal of incontrovertible evidence of climate change that simply cannot be ignored any longer

The world has been gradually changing for the past few years and most of these changes, unfortunately, are not even good changes at all

On the contrary, the effects of climate change will be devastating to the human race, along with over other species of the planet


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