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What is climate change?

Climate change can be defined as “statistically significant variation in either the mean state of the climate or in its variability, persisting for an extended period (Houghton et al, 2001)”. It is extremely important to define what can be labelled as climate change, and what cannot. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate (UNFCC) states […]

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Climate Change Frequently Asked Questions

Climate Change FAQ

We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions. If you do not find an answer to your question here, contact us at . [Faq 1] What is the purpose of the Kyoto agreement? The object of the Kyoto pact is to reduce greenhouse gases. [Faq 2] What are the so called greenhouse gases? The […]

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Climate Change References:

(NB: Some sites may require payment for access.) Anon (2001) IPCC Web Resource- Mandate and Membership of the IPCC Accessed 21/10/04 Anon (2003) New Scientist, Hot Topics; Climate Change: – Accessed 28/10/2004 Anon (2003) World Climate Report- Feature: hockey stick vs. wet noodle 23/10/04 Anon (2004) Putin Signs Bill to Ratify Kyoto […]

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