Understanding Global Issues

Briefings and books about the big issues of our time

Climate change: What's happening to the weather?

The evidence for global warming, whatever the cause, seems to be accumulating against a background of changing weather patterns across the globe. Thinning of the ozone layer has added to concerns about the impact of human activities on atmosphere and climate. Are present climate changes 'normal' within the geophysical time-frame? What can be done to mitigate the impact of human activity on climate?

IPCC, Greenhouse Effect, Temperature, Rainfall, Ice Age, Earth, EPA, Milankovic Effect, Cryosphere, Sea, Sun, Volcanic, WMO, El Nino-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), ESEF, Sunspots, Solar Radiation, Solar Wind, Coriolis Effect, Elbedo Effect, Aerosols, Dust Veil Index, Palaeoclimatology, Fossil, Holocene, CO2, Convention.

Published: May 1997 ISBN: 085048975X

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