Understanding the causes and potential consequences of global climate change on people and the environment are crucial in implementing strategies to reduce the threat of climate change in the future.
What is the greenhouse effect?
When the gases from burning fossil fuels increase, trap heat inside the earth's atmosphere and cause global temperatures to increase
When the gases from burning fossil fuels decrease, trap heat inside the earth's atmosphere and cause global temperatures to increase
When the gases from burning fossil fuels increase, trap heat inside the earth's atmosphere and cause global temperatures to decrease
Which gases are mainly responsible for depleting the ozone layer?
What does global warming mean?
World temperatures are increasing
World temperatures are decreasing
World temperatures are staying the same
Which of the following is not a physical cause of climate change?
Which of the following is NOT a human cause of climate change?
Burning fossil fuels
Power stations producing nitrous oxides
Variations in solar energy
Which group of countries are contributing MOST to global climate change?
Both developed and developing countries
Which of the following is NOT an effect of global warming?
Melting ice caps and rising sea levels
Increasing sea temperatures and flooding
How can countries reduce the impact of climate change?
Use more fossil fuels
Use alternative sources of energy
Use energy less efficiently
What does sustainability mean?
To manage resources in a way that allows future generations to use them too
To develop alternative forms of energy
To increase the use of renewable energy