Wherever you live, climate change could affect you. Discover how the predicted changes could affect peoples around the globe.
- Global atmospheric patterns are causing concern, as experts predict an average temperature increase of 5.8°C over the next century.
- The positive impacts of climate change are warmer, milder winters and longer growing seasons for much of Europe.
- The negative impacts of climate change are increased droughts, the spread of tropical diseases, and flooding caused by rising sea levels.
- To prepare for climate change, authorities have developed safety measures, including: coastal defences, early warning systems and emergency procedures.
The world's climate has fluctuated intermittently throughout history.
However, recent global atmospheric patterns are generating growing concern.
Predicted temperature increase:
1.4°C to 5.8°C
Over next 100 years
And it is thought the resulting climate change could significantly impact our lives.
Not all of the consequences of climate change would be bad.
In northern Europe, milder ...
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