Global Climate Change and Natural Disasters

Global Climate Change and Natural Disasters

  •   1.4° to 5.8°C warmer by 2100

 

  • Greater weather variability and less reliability

 

  • Major impacts on agriculture and infrastructure

 

The future….

 

  • Abrupt change?

 

  • Impacts on our economy and quality of life, particularly in vulnerable communities.

 

  • The opportunity is to rely on less  emissions intensive industries and modes of transport.

 

Resource: brief history of climate change.pdf [Adobe Acrobat PDF - 394.47 KB]

Notes


 

The debate about the rate of climate change continues but the current measurements and observations show that it is happening far quicker than background geological cycles would predict.