About Climate Change

Good things about climate change
Good things about climate change
A changing climate isn t inherently bad, and commentators who are sceptical about the risks posed by global warming often point to the benefits that higher temperatures could bring – such as longer growing seasons in cool countries and more efficient shipping routes through an ice-free Arctic. Even some…
Facts about climate change for Kids
Facts about climate change for Kids
Weather vs. Climate Weather refers to the state of the atmosphere over several minutes up to several days. It includes lots of things that should be familiar - temperature, humidity, rain, snow, wind speeds, or wind direction. Climate refers to the long-term average (and other statistics) of weather…
What are we doing about climate change?
What are we doing about climate change?
While nations wrangle over a new global treaty on climate change, the question on many minds is: What happens next? Key portions of the Kyoto Protocol are set to expire at the end of 2012. But many of the world s major greenhouse gas emitters have already set national targets to reduce emissions, and…
Newspaper articles about climate change
Newspaper articles about climate change
No social shares yet Newspapers increasingly published articles mentioning climate change as extreme weather hit the UK throughout February. 595 articles mentioned climate change in February – more than at any point in the past 12 months, according to our analysis of 13 of the UK’s most prominent daily…
Reaction paper about climate change
Reaction paper about climate change
Solar power plant at Sanlucar la Mayor, Spain. Photograph: Sipa Press / Rex Features The final instalment in the trilogy of climate change reports from the IPCC is released today. And there s some good news: the world can afford to transition to clean energy and climate change can be averted without…
Fun Facts about climate change
Fun Facts about climate change
Due to combustion of fossil fuels, the concentration of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has been increasing alarmingly. All these gases have been present in the atmosphere to keep this planet warm for the existence of human life. Since last few decades and mostly due to industrial…
News about climate change
News about climate change
Why air pollution is sometimes good news for the climate by STEFAN AMBEC AND JESSICA CORIA | TSE AND UNIVERSITY OF GOTHENBURG In December talks in Paris involving more than 200 countries may result in a new agreement aimed at reducing carbon emissions . In the months leading up to the conference, The…
About climate change and global warming
About climate change and global warming
Dr. Mann says: “I see them as different attributes of the same phenomenon. ‘Global warming’ simply describes the surface warming of Earth due to increased greenhouse gas concentrations. ‘Climate change’ describes the fuller range of impacts (i.e., shifting rainfall and drought patterns, changes in ocean…