Analyzing Climate Change Implications in the Syrian Drought​: Fertile Crescent & Science Perspectives

 Analyzing “Climate Change in the Fertile Crescent and Implications of the Recent Syrian Drought” Through a Scientific Perspective As the name implies, the article covers recent climate change in the Fertile Crescent—more specifically, the drought in Syria. Utilizing a variety of maps related to precipitation and climate, the authors not only analyze the causes … Read more

Air Pollution & Global Warming: Causes & Effects on Human and Environment

Air pollution remains as one of the most monumental problems that our world is experiencing today. Going back since the time of the Industrial Revolution, the utilization of production lines and overwhelming work has presented numerous unwelcome gases and substances to the environments atmosphere and a considerable amount of the present industries keep on compounding … Read more

Political Giants’ Role in Climate Change Doubt: Exploring 150 Years of Evidence

 Climate Change Have you recently been listening to the heated debates regarding climate change? Why does society suddenly seem to care so much about our planet's climate? And why have no changes been enacted? That answer lies in something much greater than a lack of knowledge or resources to solve this issue. In fact … Read more

Bring Justice & Hope to Climate Change: Religious Leaders Take the Lead

 As young children, most of us are exposed to a concept of justice when we are taught to clean up our own mess. This life-lesson is straightforward and obvious, even for children. However, the concept becomes more complicated and critical when we look at issues, or “messes”, like climate change. Changes in our climate … Read more

Brazil’s Environmental Movements Combatting Climate Change & Urgent Issues

The environmental movements in Brazil that fight for sustainability are actively combatting urgent issues that are intertwined with climate change. The abuse of illegal mining which originates from the conquistadores that were stealing the resources has created a system where the abandoned mines leave debris that puts toxins in the land and the water of … Read more

Future Implications of Background Climate Change on Glacial-Interglacial Timescales

 FUTURE IMPLICATIONS OF BACKGROUND CLIMATE CHANGE Causes of Climate Change on Glacial-Interglacial Timescales Introduction to Climate The Earth’s climate is a dynamic and variable quantity. The term ‘climate’ commonly refers to the mean and variability of temperature, precipitation and wind over a period of time. The evolution of the climate system is influenced by … Read more

How Changes in Climate are Impacting Social Development in West Africa

 Kevin Zajac 10/28/17 ANT_103 Climate Change – West Africa Climate change has of late become a major talk in many quarters. There are different views that have been directed towards climate change on the developments of societies. To some, climate change limits the ability of societies to develop while to others, societies have the … Read more

Tackle Climate Change: Tesla’s Plan for a Greener Future

Climate change is one of the leading factors that affect our globe today. It’s a controversial subject in the modern world; despite scientific research proving the fate of humanity within the next decade, there has been poor public and political responses to the subject. Industries and business accept that climate change is real, but are … Read more

Climate Change: Exploring the Worldwide Phenomenon Affecting Everyone’s Future

A worldwide phenomenon. Our generation is facing the biggest environmental challenge. As our planet is one degree Celsius warmer than pre-industrial levels. Climate change refers to an increase in global average temperatures but coined from researchers to include the effects of this increase of this temperature. The increase in global average temperatures and has been … Read more

Evaluating the Realist & Marxist Challenges of Climate Change: A Comparative Critique

 This essay will be a comparative critique of the two articles written by Foster, Bellamy and Clark titled "Ecological imperialism: The curse of capitalism."  and Nordas and Gleditsch ‘Climate Change and Conflict’, Climate change refers to the shifting in weather patterns as well as temperatures. Over the 20th and 21st century significant upsurge in … Read more

Bolsonaro’s Impact on Brazil’s Role in Climate Change Negotiations

 Since the adoption of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Brazil has played an important role in climate change negotiations and an important role in mitigating climate change. Brazil has been a crucial role with regards to deforestation as they are home to one of the biggest carbon sinks, the Amazon … Read more

Climate Change Crisis: Analyzing Cap and Trade & Carbon Tax Policies

 Alexis Hansen Professor Selby POLS 301 December 3rd, 2018 Climate Change Policy: Cap and Trade & Carbon Tax Executive Summary and Statement of the Issue. This paper looks at the current Federal and state laws regarding climate change’s policy, the financial cost of the status quo, as well as a few policy alternatives that … Read more

Greenhouse Gases & Their Impact

 Climate is defined as an expected weather, and climate change is when certain changes occur in the climate. Climate of a particular surrounding varies every now and then, depending upon then times scale and geographical scales. Different activities can cause climate changes. Many changes start to take place on Earth when the climate is … Read more

Action to Help Fight Global Warming

 Weston Mitchell Mrs. Spoor Honors English IV 6 November, 2018 Make Glaciers Great Again… Climate Change Is Fake News Climate change has had many obvious effects on the world. Many scientists in the past predicted multiple effects that are now occurring in the world today. Some examples are the loss of sea ice, more … Read more

Global warming and emissions from animal agriculture

What percent of global greenhouse emissions can be attributed to animal agriculture? Enough to definitively deem animal agriculture as the biggest contributor of climate change. The greenhouse gases produced by both livestock and their byproducts make up fifty-one percent of all global greenhouse emissions. Accumulatively, the animal agriculture industry is responsible for climate change and … Read more

Climate change and Christianity

Climate change is no hoax, conspiracy theory, or myth. It is real and happening now. Mounting scientific evidence proves that global temperatures are rising at an alarming rate, and there is no natural cause behind it. The average global temperature has risen by 1.7 degrees Fahrenheit since the 20th century. Glaciers are melting and sea … Read more

America’s role in climate change through meat production

Background: To fully address the concern of America’s role in attributing to climate change through producing meat there must be a clear understanding of how America got to this point by looking at a brief history of the process. After the Civil War there was a jump in population and immigration rates and the growth … Read more

Sun powered cities

The Global risk of environmental change is not any more about reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change or the viability of atmosphere science. Its results are genuine and unmistakable. Therefore, there is a reestablished feeling of direness about how to react and an opportunity, however concise, to make basic inquiries about nothing new … Read more

Impact of climate change on the insurance industry

Climate change is recognised as one of the most important issues in today’s society (Mills 2009) and is a significant source of risk and uncertainty for the insurance industry (Rothwell et al. 2020) Despite the significance of this issue, several insurance companies fail to recognise the harsh impacts the industry will have to endure as … Read more

The vital role of the Paris Agreement

Humans have been using nature for their benefit since the beginning of time. This has resulted in both of them being massive carbon dioxide content of the air and other toxic chemicals in the soil and water, as well as the daily use of fossil fuels leading to their full depletion. The constant extraction of natural … Read more

Veganism is the solution to dramatically reduce global populations’ carbon footprint

Veganism is the solution to dramatically reduce global populations’ carbon footprint. In recent years, the topic of carbon foot printing has infiltrated the media and our daily news. One’s carbon footprint refers to the amount of greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere by an individual’s human activity: diet, fossil fuel and energy use. Eliminating or … Read more

Biodiesel as an alternative energy resource for petroleum products

Nowadays, climate change is giving a more serious impact to the world. Climate change is caused by greenhouse gases (GHG) that trap heat in the atmosphere, such as carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrous oxide (NOx). CO2 dominated the global GHG emission by 81% in 2018 [1]. In Indonesia, the transportation sector became the second highest … Read more

Does the Paris Agreement achieve its specified goals?

One of the most hotly debated topics globally is global warming, also known as climate change. This biologists and environmentalists’ main concern today, as humanity’s effect on the earth is becoming more severe and irreversible. Today’s task for environmentalists and eco-activists is to involve as many people as possible in the conscientious use of dangerous … Read more

Climate change – impact on business/The Paris Agreement/China

Q1. How does climate change impact business? Provide at least three specific examples – be creative. They may be positive and/or negative Three major ways the climate change really influences a business is as follows: 1. Makes the working conditions harsh – When it is a really hot/cold day it makes the working conditions almost impossible … Read more

Climate Change and Solutions Provided by the Current Online Media

At the present stage of its development, human civilization faces many new problems, one of which is climate change. As it is summarized in the book Choices for America in a Turbulent World: Strategic Rethink “ Today, atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases are 40 percent higher than at the start of the industrial revolution” (69). … Read more

How global climate change expresses itself now and how it will likely develop in the future

Global climate change is very likely the most socially underestimated, all the while most serious threat humankind is facing presently. The first aspects of climate change science were identified by scientists in the early 19th century, when the natural greenhouse effect was firstly put together. That humanly created emissions contributed to this natural effect was … Read more

Climate change, global warming and The Great Swindle

What is Global Warming? This term is complicated for there is no one codified definition. National Geographic defines Global Warming as the surge in greenhouse gases –which have increased due to mankind – which trap extra heat in Earth’s atmosphere. This warming has resulted in glaciers melting, sea levels rising, forests disappearing, and all while … Read more

Overview of solutions to CAPs in general / climate change in particular

1 Introduction Climate change is often considered to be one of the most pressing and difficult to solve problems of our time. Broadly speaking, there are two, sometimes competing, ways of combating climate change, namely through technological advances and behaviour change. Proponents of the belief that only technology can save the planet from a climate … Read more

Climate Change's Role in Conflict: Case Studies of Africa, Central Asia, Central America, and the Middle East

 Global climate change is a paramount threat to the world, its leaders and the citizens alike, affecting the planet in a multitude of obvious ways. Rising air temperatures are accompanied by other problems such as rising ocean temperatures, ocean acidification, the melting of polar ice caps, etc. All of these issues threaten the earth’s … Read more

The Natural & Human Causes of Climate Change & How to Mitigate Them

 Simply put, climate change is a change in our typical weather conditions over a period of time, for longer than normal. Through advancements in science and technology, we have been able to determine the Earth's change in climate is in fact, typical, and cyclical. However, the issue we are currently facing is that the … Read more

Global Climate Change in Al Gore’s Must-See Documentary "An Inconvenient Truth

 This motion picture is impeccable in its effort to convey a very clear and simple message. It displays Al Gore venturing to the far corners of the planet while setting out key causes, impacts, and answers to global climate change. The movie also gives a fascinating insight into the moral drive of one man … Read more

Fighting Climate Change in South Florida: Understanding Impacts & Solutions for the Rising Sea Level Threat

 -Good Morning, ladies and gentlemen my name is Ellie Branson. -To what extent will climate change affect us all within the next century?(Slide 2) -Climate change refers to the change in global or regional climate patterns which is attributed to the increased level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. -One local problem we face … Read more

Climate Change through Insurance: Causes and Effects Explored

 Introduction "Climate Change is no longer some far-off problem; it is happening here, it is happening now" – Barack Obama.(1) In recent times, the importance of the phrase 'Climate Change' has grown significantly. It represents the long term, large scale changes in the Earth's average temperature and weather patterns. There are beliefs that climate … Read more

Analysis of ‘Functional mismatch in a bumble bee pollination mutualism under climate change’

Abstract The purpose of this paper is to analyze the article; Functional mismatch in a bumble bee pollination mutualism under climate change, for the purpose of examining the authors’ writing style, experimental process/methodology, with the express goal to clarify the article for a variety of audiences, as well as determining the validity of the conclusions … Read more

Feasibility of Prefabricated Deep Energy Exterior Retrofitting in Existent Housing to Reach Net Zero Energy Levels in the South Eastern Climates of Canada

February 4, 2019 Abstract In an effort to achieve 2030 targets set by the Paris agreement, Canada is in desperate need to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Residential housing accounts for 17% of Canada’s energy requirements and 16% of GHG emissions. Therefore, many are looking into greener alternatives to housing but with new constructions … Read more

Climate Change and Its Impacts

 Climate change Climate change has changed the way of doing the business according to climate changes around the World. As we discuss about the rising greenhouse effect and temperature or continuously increasing consumption of fossil fuels due to which carbon gas emission is affecting climate badly for instance in Costa Rica the level of … Read more

Climate change increases pathogen concentration in natural water sources

The era of urbanisation and industrialisation have lead to the dramatic change in the climate of the planet Earth. The research on climate change and the associated health effects have been studied over a number of years, but the actual effect of climate change on public health is still not clear. The failure to predict … Read more

The costly task of accurately measuring climate change – should we bother?

Climate change is an adjustment in the measurable conveyance of climate examples when that change goes on for a broadened timeframe. Another climate understanding will not unravel environmental change, however it ought to bump the world onto a lower-outflows way. Exploration must drive more profound changes by making an interpretation of proposed arrangements into workable … Read more

Humans growth causing global warming – Climate Change Mother or Nature

“Climate change is happening, humans are causing it, and I think this is perhaps the most serious environmental issue facing us” (Bill Nye). Climate change is one of the most debated topics in history, many people believe fully in it while others are in denial that climate change is caused by humans. Could climate change … Read more

The effects of climate change on Toronto

Toronto, situated in southern Ontario, Canada, directly resting on the bank of Lake Ontario, is the province’s capitol.  Comprised of 140 neighbourhoods, Toronto boasts as one of the most diverse cities in the country.  The city’s downtown hosts a population of approximately 3 million people, while the greater Toronto area (GTA) is home to over … Read more

Climate change articles review

Houghton, J. T., Meira Filho, L., Callander, B. A., Harris, N., Kattenberg, A., Maskell, K., & Wall, G. (1998). The science of climate change]. Environments, 25(2), 133. Retrieved from http://lrc- ntid=8387 J.T. Houghton, in The Science of Climate Change, has no insights of his own, and instead discusses the findings from the Intergovernmental Panel … Read more

Climate change and the North American monarch butterfly

People are becoming more and more concerned with the climate, and the adverse effects that climate change has on the populations of organisms. The majority agreement within the scientific community is that climate change is very real- in fact, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and the National Oceanic and … Read more

Climate change – from rising sea levels to disappearing bees

Since the 1800s there has been a general trend in increasing temperatures across the globe. Through numerous ice ages and warm periods Earth’s climate has changed due to natural phenomena. However, the Earth’s change in climate today is due to human impacts rather than natural phenomena. Continuing this trend of rapid climate change and global … Read more

China’s struggle with climate change

Climate change has undoubtedly been happening around the world, is currently happening, and will also continue to happen. According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), it is widely believed that present climate change is a result of the “greenhouse effect.”  The greenhouse effect is an increase in temperature as a result of heat … Read more

Effect of climate change in the Himalayas – glacial runoff

The effects of climate change in the area of the Himalayas are anything but mild. As temperatures rise, glaciers melt and retreat in the mountains. The glaciers in this area are receding quicker than many others found in other parts of the world. Landsat satellites have documented an increase in the number and average size … Read more

Global warming – a major challenge for our society

Global warming, also referred to as climate change, is the observed century scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth’s climate system and its related effects. Climate change is one of the major challenges of our time and adds considerable stress to our societies and to the environment. From shifting weather patterns that threaten … Read more

Climate change is negatively influencing resources in South Africa

As South Africa’s climate changes, it poses major threats to South Africa’s resources. Climate change worsens existing environmental issues and adds to the strain on natural resources and damages the biodiversity of the environment. South Africa has a diverse biodiversity with a full range of landscapes including: forestry and desserts. However, the effects of climate … Read more

Can carbon pricing schemes significantly mitigate GHG emissions as intended?

Introduction Despite speculation surrounding the speed and scale of global warming, it cannot be denied that the threat of anthropogenic induced climate change beckons. Greenhouse gases (GHG’s) continue to be produced at a high rate and are being trapped in the Earth’s atmosphere, causing the perpetuation of dramatic global warming.  Although the science is settled … Read more

Is global warming a hoax?

Global warming is the term used to describe a slow and steady increase in the average temperature of the Earth’s atmosphere and its oceans levels, a change that is believed to permanently change the Earth’s climate. There is a lot debate between people, and sometimes in the news, on whether global warming is real or … Read more

What are the main impacts of climate change?

From a social perspective, the impacts of climate change have drastically affected people’s lives and communities; the World Health Organisation estimates that the warming and precipitation trends due to anthropogenic climate change of the past 30 years has already claimed over 150,000 lives annually (Patz et al, 2005). This shows the lethal impact of climate … Read more

How does the presentation of climate change in American media differ according to audience, purpose and scale?

World Studies Extended Essay Introduction Global Climate Change has become a growing concern among nations on a global, national and local scale. Global Climate Change is used to describe the recent changes in patterns of temperature and rainfall, sea level, habitats and the incidence of drought, floods and storms, resulting from changes in the earth’s … Read more

Does climate change have natural causes?

BODY PARAGRAPHS NATURAL CAUSES One major argument of climate change doubters is the fact that there are many natural factors such as Volcanic eruptions and Movements of crustal plates which can naturally emit greenhouse gasses and/or affect global circulation patterns of air and ocean water, these natural causes “although natural” still have effect on the … Read more

The Deterioration of the Earth By Human Activities

In recent years, the grave consequences of environmental problems have raised increasing concerns. Plenty of problems such as the rising of the global temperature, air and water pollution, energy crisis which are mainly caused by human activities have threatened the ecosystem. However, people are not often aware of how serious the issue is only until … Read more

Global warming – manufacturing doubt

It is in the interest of our most powerful and profitable industries to manufacture doubt among the public as well as manufacture products and pollutants. Global warming is a threat to big business. In the American capitalist market, businesses maximize their profits by eliminating all unnecessary costs. Global warming is “a gradual increase in the … Read more

Climate change demands drastic change to save humanity

Deforestation, coastal destruction, extreme weather events are just some of the costly irreversible effects of climate change. This terrifying crisis that we are currently facing demands drastic change to save humanity and the degradation of the environment. Human activity has resulted in the increase of atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide by more than thirty percent … Read more

A study report for climate mitigation in Brunei, Borneo

Introduction Borneo is the largest island in Asia comprising of three politically-divided regions: Indonesia (Kalimantan), East Malaysia (Sabah and Sarawak), and Brunei. This report specifically appeals on the need, extent and potential for climate mitigation action in Brunei, the independent Islamic Sultanate located on the northern coast of the island. The report will first discuss … Read more

How do we know that global warming is caused by human activities?

Scientist across the globe have devoted their lives to researching the effects of warming to the planet. Having the ability to analyze scientific observations and data has increased their knowledge of the issue that has continued to grow over time. They believe that this warming effect is due to human activities, the main culprit being … Read more

The effects of climate change on the Great Barrier Reef

Climate change is a global issue – a crisis that will be felt by all corners of the world. A local region that is significantly impacted by the effects of climate change is the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef, located off Cairns in northern Queensland, is the world’s largest coral reef system. Climate change, … Read more

Industrial activities’ impact on climate change

Industrial activities that our modern civilization depends upon has raised atmospheric carbon dioxide levels and has caused much of the observed increase in Earth’s temperature over the last 50 years. Climate change is a global issue caused by human contributing to greenhouse gases. I personally think that we need to attempt to make a change … Read more

Russia’s stance on climate change

In 2015, the Russian Federation submitted its 2030 Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the United Nations. This was a document that outlined Russia’s climate change and emissions related goals, based on their government’s own research and data. It contained emissions targets which said Russia would reduce its greenhouse gas emissions levels, so they were … Read more

Impact of climatic change & global warming on sea and ice volumes

a.) The impact of climatic change and global warming on sea and ice volumes: Climate change is a long-term change in the earth’s climate, especially a change due to an increase in the average atmospheric temperature. Climate change affects the mass balance of glaciers and ice sheets. When the temperature exceeds a certain temperature for … Read more

Analysing two articles on Climate Change (David G. Victor 2006/Foster & Clark 2009)

The issue of climate change has been discussed by several professional and has recently become a growing concern in international policies, due to the potential security threat it can cause. But there are several different stances on the causes of climate change and the possible solutions. Both articles tackle different perspectives and solutions to climate … Read more

Impact of discounting on future generations (climate change)

Climate change will influence human, biological and physical systems in the near, as well as in the far off future, but uncertainties hinder getting an accurate picture of how mankind and the environment will be affected. The anticipated consequences range from coral bleaching through acidification of the oceans, to increased severity of natural disasters such … Read more

Impact of climate change on Texas

Over the past couple of decades, people worldwide have been noticing differences in the earth’s atmosphere. They have noticed that the earth’s average temperature is rapidly increasing at a rate that is much faster than ever before, making winter season shorter and warmer, while making summer season shorter and lasting longer than usual. This is … Read more

Tackling climate change

Adequate water supply is defined as the provision of sufficient amount of water by public, private organisations or by individuals. An environmental challenge is a process of achieving a goal of environmental sustainability due to the problems that prevent overcoming obstacles. Climate change is a long-term change in the Earth’s climate, especially a change due … Read more

How AI could help with climate change

We’ve all heard it. Our earth is changing. The International Panel of Climate Change (2007, 2013) found in recent studies that “an increase of CO2 decreases the radiative cooling of the troposphere.” The use of fossil fuels worsen the natural greenhouse effect. This effect, also called global warming, warms the earth, makes ice glaciers melt, … Read more

Geoengineering and Climate Change

Over the last century, humanity has rapidly developed technology and the world economy. It is not a secret that the comfort of modern man has its price. One of the advanced technologies is AI. Artificial intelligence appeared quite recently and, despite its advantages and possible applications, it is quite obvious that this is an imperfect … Read more

Trawler Net Fishing/Anthropological Climate Change/Coral Bleaching/Plastic Pollution

Where does trawler net fishing occur? Trawler Net Fishing can occur in any body of water, but it is mostly performed in the ocean due to the higher amount of fish. Fishers may prefer to trawler fish in areas with a higher concentration of fish, or where a certain type of fish is more common. … Read more

Rising global temperatures and ocean temperatures

Rapid changes in the global climate is a growing topic of concern worldwide. One important component of climate change is the trend in rising global temperatures. Though the use of indirect temperature measurements (such as tree rings and ice cores), unanimous conclusions have been made that average global surface air temperature has risen by a … Read more

The Cattle Industry and Global Climate Change

Introduction: Steak, hot dogs, and hamburgers. They’re engraved into the very fabric of American lifestyle and culture, it’s hard to imagine a life without beef products. Then again, imagining a life with damaged rainforests, rising sea levels and blazing temperatures seems far in the future as well, but that’s where we’re heading. Staggering heat and … Read more

Tanzania – Tackling Climate Change

The Earth is our precious home, and therefore we all suffer together from the effects of climate change. In recent years, Tanzania has suffered through a number of climate relate disasters, the mountainous and densely forested terrain have been through droughts, flooding, widespread crop failures and the population suffer from intensifying disease exposure. With a … Read more

Deforestation – disruption of the water cycle, increase in soil erosion and climate change

When it comes to deforestation, fingers point in all directions for the blame. The blame stems from the negative impact deforestation is causing on the earth, and the things certain individuals do to cause this. Forests are spread worldwide and they come in all different shapes and sizes. Thousands of years ago there were more … Read more

Impact of climate change in Switzerland

According to the environmental and energy study institute, climate change can be termed as the rise in the average global temperature due to an increase in the concentration of atmospheric greenhouses, resulting in numerous climatic shifts and impact around the globe. Climate change can be caused many factors such as solar radiation, volcanic eruptions and … Read more

The legitimacy of global warming is unconvincing

One of the most prevalent stories we hear about today is the observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of the Earth’s climate system and its related adverse effects. This phenomenon is referred to as global warming, or climate change. Multiple lines of scientific evidence show that the climate system is warming. Many notable figures … Read more

Climate change impact relative to extreme drought and flood in godavari river basin: A assessment using hydrology model

1. Introduction The availability of water in a larger river basin is significantly impacted by climate changes. Global warming is major concern worldwide in recent year in a river basin [1]. There have been dramatic changes in the flow of major rivers worldwide that reduces a river basins natural ability to adjust and absorb the … Read more

Livestock agriculture and meat production are major contributors to global warming

The purpose of this essay is to show that livestock agriculture and meat production are major contributors to global warming by emitting green-house gases. Global warming and climate change are one of the most controversial topics in the world today. Global warming is an increase in atmospheric temperatures all over the world. Global warming also … Read more

Increase in global atmospheric and oceanic temperatures, and the rise in sea level

Over the past century, climate change has significantly increased in magnitude, causing numerous negative effects on the Earth and society. Ice caps are melting, sea level is rising, and the oceans and atmosphere are continuing to rise in temperature (Shaftel, Holly. “How”). According to the World Health Organization, it is predicted that, “between 2030 and … Read more

Generation A (Anthropocene)

I bet you can feel it, can’t you? The heatwave that often occurs in the summer, the fact that rains don’t come in drizzles anymore but a torrential downpour that becomes floods, the significantly rising sea level, and the staggering amount of coral reefs that died due to ocean acidification. Much has been written about … Read more

Climate change speech

A. Attention Getter: Our world is going to end in 2030, at least according to the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and it’s not due to non-recyclable plastic straws (Miller, 2018). B. Relevance: As people who hope to live on this planet, this is terrifying and a stark reality we must face if we … Read more

How does climate change affect health?

More intense heat waves. Stronger and more frequent hurricanes. Shrinking glaciers. Rising sea levels. Longer droughts. More frequent wildfires. Shifting flora and fauna. The effects of climate change are and will continue to be felt across the globe. In addition to growing ecological effects, we can expect to experience increased effects on health resulting from … Read more

Observed Climate Change (roots, impacts, future response strategy)

The severity of the world’s climate change issue has long been underestimated by many. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, “Climate change refers to any significant change in the measures of climate lasting for an extended period of time”.1 From 1880 to 2012, the annual temperature of the globe has increased by 1.5 F (0.8 C). … Read more

Impact of climate change and biodiversity loss

Global Climate Change is a phenomenon that involves the warming of the planet due to anthropogenic manipulation of the greenhouse effect. The greenhouse effect involves the warming of the earth due to outgoing longwave radiation from the earth’s surface becoming trapped in the earth’s atmosphere by gases called greenhouse gases. Examples of greenhouse gases include … Read more

Should BP invest in solar or wind energy production?

Executive Summary With the upcoming impacts of Brexit, the UK energy market is under increasing pressure on budget planning and future investment decisions particularly reaching environmental targets. BP is increasingly working towards expanding its renewable energy sector and is currently facing uncertainties regarding how Brexit will impact the European Investment Bank’s subsidy program therefore impacting … Read more

About Climate Change

What is climate change? Climate change is the significant and lasting change of our weather over sustained periods of time. There is an international consensus that human activities over the last 50 years have altered the Earth’s natural climate. Excess production of greenhouse gases and changes to our natural ecosystems (such as deforestation) are contributing to global warming.

Changes in climate can occur through both natural and human-induced causes and it’s a real problem temperature have been going up around the world for many decades. Reliable temperature records began in 1850 and our world is now about one degree Celsius hotter than it was in the period between 1850 and 1900.

The change is even more visible over a shorter time period compared to average temperatures between 1961 and 1990, 2017 was 0.68 degrees warmer, while 2016 was 0.8 degrees warmer, thanks to an extra boost the naturally-occurring El Niño weather system. While this temperature increase is more specifically referred to as global warming, climate change is the term currently favored by science the communicators, as it explicitly includes not only Earth’s increasing global average temperature, but also the climate effects caused by this increase.

Global efforts are now focussed on keeping temperatures from increasing more than two degrees above that pre-industrial average, and ideally no more than 1.5 degrees. That goal may still be possible if the international community pulls together.

Global climate change has already had observable effects on the environment. Glaciers have shrunk, ice on rivers and lakes is breaking up earlier, plant and animal ranges have shifted and trees are flowering sooner and loss of sea ice, accelerated sea level rise and longer, more intense heat and waves are some of the effects it has and we have to prevent that before it gets worse or irreversible.

Impacts of climate change include Heat waves, Heavy downpours, Sea-Level Rise, wildfires and drought. Sea level has risen about 8 inches due to the melting of glaciers and ice sheets. The warming of seas and oceans is also making coastal storms more damaging. Scientists predict sea levels in the United States could rise 1 to 4 feet in the 21st century and could be even higher if glaciers in Greenland or Antarctica melt especially quickly. Threats to habitats and animals. As temperatures warm, many plants and animals are migrating to higher elevations or away from the equator. Some animals may have difficulty moving or adapting to new habitats.

Less ice means less white snow to reflect the sun’s rays. That speeds up the melting process. Scientists predict that by 2050 there will be no Arctic ice in the summer. The dark ocean that replaces it will absorb even more heat. The Arctic is warming faster than the rest of the region. As the ground weakens, it brings cold air south and pumps warm air north. That’s what causes blizzard-like conditions along the U.S. East Coast. The resulting of fresh water is shifting the global circulation of the oceans. Typically, surface waters traveling toward the poles become colder. As they chill, they become denser and sink. Once they hit the ocean floor, they roll back toward the equator melting glacial ice puts fresh water into the equation. It is less dense than salty water. As a result, it doesn’t sink as it should. It stays on the ocean’s surface, slowing the ocean conveyor belt.

Economically Stanford University scientists calculated how much global warming would cost the global economy. If the world’s nations adhered to the Paris Climate Agreement, and temperatures only rose 2.5 percent, then the global gross domestic product would fall 15 percent. If temperatures rose to 3 degrees Celsius, global GDP would fall 25 percent. If nothing is done, temperatures will rise by 4 degrees Celsius by 2100. Global GDP would decline by more than 30 percent from 2010 levels. That’s worse than the Great Depression, where global trade fell 25 percent. The only difference is that it would be permanent.

Nations around the world are upping their game in the fight against climate change, even as President Trump recently announced the U.S.’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. And despite this reckless move, American mayors, state leaders, county officials, governors, major companies, and millions of citizens across our country have pledged that they’re “still in” when it comes to the agreement, and supporting the goal of limiting future warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius.

There are many ways to prevent climate change at the governmental, community, and individual level. For example, governments can establish policies and regulations to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases. Businesses can install renewable energy sources, such as solar panels, to decrease the number of greenhouse gases they produce. Families can bike or walk to work or school.

Nations around the world are upping their game in the fight against climate change, even as President Trump recently announced the U.S.’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement. And despite this reckless move, American mayors, state leaders, county officials, governors, major companies, and millions of citizens across our country have pledged that they’re “still in” when it comes to the agreement, and supporting the goal of limiting future warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius.

You at home can start helping the world by pushing for reduced methane emissions from fracked gas, using energy wisely and efficiently by changing to energy-efficient light bulbs, unplugging computers, TVs and other electronics when you’re not using them. wash clothes in not hot water. Dryers are energy hogs, so hang dry when you can and use dryer balls when you can’t, Install a programmable thermostat and look for the Energy Star label when buying new appliances.

Human-induced climate change has contributed to changing patterns of extreme weather across the globe, from longer and hotter heat waves to heavier rains. From a broad perspective, all weather events are now connected to climate change. While natural variability continues to play a key role in extreme weather, climate change has shifted the odds and changed the natural limits, making certain types of extreme weather more frequent and more intense.

While our understanding of how climate change effects extreme weather is still developing, evidence suggests that extreme weather may be affected even more than anticipated. Extreme weather is on the rise, and the indications are that it will continue to increase, in both predictable and unpredictable ways.


Themes and topics for climate change essays:

  1. The science behind climate change and its effects on our environment.
  2. The human role in causing climate change, including the burning of fossil fuels, deforestation, and other activities.
  3. The economic and social implications of climate change.
  4. Potential solutions to mitigate climate change, such as renewable energy sources, carbon capture, and sustainable development.
  5. The implications of climate change for vulnerable populations, such as communities in low-lying coastal areas and in developing countries.
  6. The importance of global action and international cooperation to combat the effects of climate change.
  7. The importance of education and public awareness in promoting climate action.