Global Climate Change

Difference between global warming and climate change
Difference between global warming and climate change
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN CLIMATE CHANGE AND GLOBAL WARMING? Climate change is the shift in long-term, global weather patterns due to human action; it’s not exclusive to warming or cooling. Climate change includes any change resulting…
Global climate change Controversy
Global climate change Controversy
Climatologists and climate-change deniers agree on at least one thing this week: everyone is awaiting the landmark U.N. report on climate change that will be presented at next week s meeting of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…
Global changes
Global changes
In terms of evolution, the species Homo sapiens is extremely successful. The populations of other species that are positioned similar to us on the food chain tend to max out at about 20 million. We, by contrast, took just 120, years…
What is causing global climate change?
What is causing global climate change?
Drought ranks second in terms of national weather-related economic impacts, with annual losses nearing $9 billion per year in the U.S. [1] Beyond direct economic impacts, drought can threaten drinking water supplies and ecosystems, and can even contribute to increased food prices. Within the last decade…
Global climate change statistics
Global climate change statistics
BENNY PEISER • GETTY Dr Benny Peiser of the Global Warming Policy Foundation The Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), chaired by former Conservative chancellor Nigel Lawson, has recently launched an inquiry into the reliability of global surface temperature records, with a group of international…
Climate change and global warming difference
Climate change and global warming difference
Guest commentary In recent years, there has been debate over whether the public responds to the terms global warming and climate change similarly, seeing them as essentially equivalent or regarding them as separate phenomena. The former refers to the overall warming of the Earth s atmosphere, which…
Evidence of global climate change
Evidence of global climate change
Ablaze: Forest fires threaten homes near Camarillo, California in 2013 Getty Images Some have called it the “pause”, others the “hiatus”. Now it seems neither description is accurate, given that the three hottest years on record have all occurred in the last five years and that nine out of the ten hottest…
Climate change Globally
Climate change Globally
The Earth s climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650, years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 7, years ago marking the beginning of the modern climate era — and of human civilization. Most of these climate…
Ways to stop global climate change
Ways to stop global climate change
Climate Change is the most serious problem we face in the 21st century. Future generations are depending on us to do whatever we can to turn things around. The Union of Concerned Scientists, a group of over two thousand scientists, has concluded that global warming is beyond dispute, and already changing…