Climate Change

The average global temperature is rising sharply. Humans are contributing to the greenhouse effect by emitting greenhouse gases that trap energy and warm the atmosphere.

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change defines Climate Change as:

a change of climate which is attributed directly or indirectly to human activity that alters the composition of the global atmosphere and which is in addition to natural climate variability observed over comparable time periods

It is normal to consider:


See also: Climate Variability, Greenhouse Effect.

Previous PageView links to and from this pageNext Page

Subjects: General


Weblinks:
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Established by WMO and UNEP to assess scientific, technical and socio- economic information relevant for the understanding of climate change.
PEW Center on Global Climate Change Brings together business leaders, policy makers, scientists, and other experts to bring a new approach to a complex and often controversial issue.
Climate Ark Climate Change Portal and Search Engine dedicated to promoting public policy that addresses global climate change through reductions in carbon dioxide and other emissions, renewable energy, energy conservation and ending deforestation.
Earthtoys Alternative And Renewable Energy News, Emagazine And Library.
Met Office Hadley Centre UK's official centre for climate change research.