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Climate Change

As one of today’s main global challenges, climate change has amplified the urgency to move towards a more sustainable society. Combating climate change requires a significant reduction in greenhouse gas (ghg) emissions, as well as various degrees of adaptation globally. However, both these mitigation pledges at the (inter)national level, as well as the adaptation measures must be translated to the local level in order to ensure global preparedness for potential climate changes.

 Find out more - the most topical questions asked in relation to climate change issue:

What is climate an how is it different from weather?

What is climate change?

What are the linkages /interdependencies between climate change, climate variability and global warming?

What are climate models?

What are climate scenarios?

What are emission scenarios?

What are the main causes and drivers of climate change?

What are greenhouse gases and what is their role?

How can we tell whether climate change is caused by man-made (Anthropogenic) and not Natural processes and why is there some controversy over this?

What will be future impacts of climate change?

How will climate change affect me and my community/my area?

Vulnerability to climate variability and change

There are sceptics who disagree with the climate change scenarios. How can I know whether climate change is really a problem?

What is “uncertain” about climate scenarios?
Is climate change always negative?

Where can I find further information about CC?