http://ec.europa.eu/clima/policies/eccp/index_en.htm Global warming is happening. Temperatures have already risen by 0.76 degrees since the industrial revolution and are projected to rise further by 1.8 – 4 degrees by the end of the century. The last time climate change happened at this pace was 125,000 years ago and led to a 4-6 metre sea level rise.
An international conference on world food security and climate change took place recently in Rome. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was there, along with French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Experts say global warming is having an impact on the world’s food supply and may impact it even more in the future. VOA’s
Poor people are already at high risk from climate-related shocks, including crop failures from reduced rainfall, spikes in food prices after extreme weather events, and increased incidence of diseases after heat waves and floods. Without rapid, inclusive and climate-smart development, together with emissions-reductions efforts that protect the poor, there could be more than 100 million
In director Jeff Orlowski’s award-winning documentary films Chasing Ice and Chasing Coral, he documents the devastating impacts of climate change on ecosystems around the world – from the Arctic glaciers to the Great Barrier Reef. In this discussion, he describes capturing those impacts on film while also offering an optimistic set of solutions for the
Learn more about climate change (and what you can do) at: http://www.ucsusa.org/global_warming/ On June 28, 2013, The Union of Concerned Scientists presented a public forum in Pasadena, California, to examine how climate change is fueling wildfires in California and threatening the insurability of homeowners. The event, “Insurance in an Era of Climate Change,” featured climate
Professor Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, explains the causes and consequences of climate change and what can be done to combat it http://ec.europa.eu/clima/citizens/eu/index_en.htm Video Rating: / 5
https://www.patreon.com/homeschoolpop Global warming and it’s effects are explained for kids in this video. We talk about the basics of the sun, greenhouse gases, the effects of fossil fuels on the carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere, and practical tips for how kids can help the environment! These tips to help against global warming are: saving