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.