Friday, March 17, 2017

Present Day Climate Change: Global Warming

• Ones more in the history of the earth, the climate is changing

• There is however several differences between past changes in the climate and what we are observing today:

- Present climate change is occurring very rapidly as opposed to past climate changes which usually occurs over millions of years (rapid change have occurred in the past but has a result of catastrophic events only e.g meteorite impact, large volcanic eruptions, sudden feedback)

- Present day climate change is not a natural event but a result of human activity

- Present day climate change can be prevented as we do know the causes and how to limit the impacts

Over the past century we have observed a change in the climate system which is unlike any past natural climate change that has been experienced over the 4.6 billion years of earth history. The difference being that we, humans, are causing this rapid shift and that for the first time in history a species has the potential to alter this change…

Source of Information : Climate Change: A Silent Threat by Sylvain Richer de Forges
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