BBC (2021)

Climate change?

What is climate change? A really simple guide

In this article, the BBC presents a brief guide to understanding climate change. It shares the current impact of climate change on the natural world and human populations, the catastrophic effects that would be triggered if the world’s temperature continues to rise, and the changes that we will need to make in order to avoid this future. 

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  • The causes of climate change
  • How much the temperature of the climate has risen in recent decades, and how much it could rise in the future if action is not taken
  • The consequences a temperature rise above 1.5°C rise would have on the planet 
  • What is being done on an international level and what can be done on an individual level to fight global warming