Many countries came together to tackle climate change through the “stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would prevent dangerous anthropogenic interference with the climate system” At that time, the effects of climate change was not conspicuous and the public knowledge of climate change was limited.Since the UNFCCC was first ratified, technological advances has been made, public knowledge has expanded and the climate change debate has intensified, yet it seems the current climate change regime’s efforts to t... In addition we 've seen several patterns such as the Arctic melting that clearly suggests that the issues of climate change are already taken place.
This is the same issue even in politics, where the two main parties, Democrats and Republicans, have opposing perspectives on climate change.
One can really tell just by looking at their approach to the issue, especially their tone and diction....
[tags: Environment, Climate Change] - The Invisible Threat: How Climate Change Came to be Regarded as a Social Problem The dawn of the twentieth century marked the beginning of dramatic changes around the world.
The invent of steam and coal driven machines was creating an industrial boom the likes of which the world has never seen.
In fact, the true cold season now exists in only the polar extremes of the African continent.
Western Africa and Guinea are found to also face a reduction of precipitation while its neighboring regions, although also affected with reduced rainfall, are more prone to extreme rainfall, indicating the effect of the change global warming has brought (Aguilar, Aziz Barry, Brunet, Ekang, Fernandes, Massoukina, & Zhang, 2009)....We often ask ourselves, what are these effects we hear of.This leads us to the purpose of this paper, to show that climate change will have drastic effects across the globe.[tags: Climate, Climate change, Africa, Global warming] - Climate change is a long term change in the climate due to an increase in the average temperature.The earths climate is not stable all the time but we still have to worry because it has big impact on us the way it 's changing.- Climate refers to the weather conditions that occur and prevail in particular regions over an extended period of time.Climate change is the change in the properties of the climate system, referring to significant changes in its mean state, and in its variability and extremes (Vijaya Venkata Raman S, Iniyan S, Goic R, 2012).As the world’s focus was turned to the exploding economy of the Second Industrial Revolution, behind the scenes, carbon dioxide pollution was beginning to collect in the atmosphere.The collection of this gas caused the atmosphere to absorb more solar radiation and was slowly heating the earth....Changes in climate can occur naturally due to internal and external processes, or can occur due to anthropogenic changes in the composition of the atmosphere and anthropogenic changes associated with land-use (Vijaya Venkata Raman S, Iniyan S, Goic R, 2012)....[tags: Global warming, Climate change, Weather, Climate] - Global Warming, much of what does or does not happen forty years from now rests on our actions or inactions taken between now and then.