Evidence has shown that Earth’s temperature is rising due to an increase in greenhouse gases. This has created, and will continue to create, a number of negative and positive effects.
Since when has there been a rapid increase in global temperatures?
Which of these could be used to measure changing temperatures over time?
Ice core samples
Which of these is an example of a greenhouse gas?
Which type of radiation is the heat from the sun?
Which greenhouse gas is released from landfill sites?
Volcanic eruptions produce which greenhouse gas?
Which of these is a negative impact of climate change on the UK?
Heating bills will increase in the winter
Extreme weather is more likely
More accidents due to icy weather in winter
Which of these is a positive impact of climate change around the world?
Tropical storms decrease in magnitude
Cases of diseases such as malaria will decrease
Longer growing seasons for crops
What are the aims of a mitigation strategy?
To reduce or prevent the effects of global warming
To adapt to the impacts of global warming
To move to a place where there is no impact from global warming
Which of these is an example of a mitigation strategy?
Water transfer schemes