Climate change

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  • Climate Change
    • Evidence
      • Long-term
        • Pollen analysis
        • Ice cores
        • Sea level change
      • Medium-term
        • Historical records
        • Tree rings
        • Retreating glaciers
      • Short-term
        • Weather records
        • Polar ice melt
        • Ecosystems change
    • Causes
      • Natural without human influence
        • Variations in earths orbit
          • Tilt
        • Variations in solar output
          • Inconsistent energy output
          • Darker sunspots than others
          • Meteor/ateroid Impacts
          • Volcanic eruptions
      • Human activity
        • Enhanced greenhouse gas emissions
          • CO2, methane, ozone and water vapour
        • Destruction of natural CO2 sinks
          • Organic matter
          • Ocean sinks-CO2 dissolved in oceans
    • Sea level changes
      • Eustatic
        • Tectonic movements
        • Changes in climate
      • Isostatic
        • Compression or Decopression
          • Accumilation or melting of Ice sheets
        • Tectonic
          • Uplift or depression around mostly plate boundaries
        • Subsistence
          • Abstraction of groundwater
      • Sea level rise impacts
        • Changes in the coastline
          • Bangladesh
        • Submergence of low lying islands
          • Maldives
        • More frequent/severe coastal flooding
          • St. Marks square, Venice
    • Adaption Strategies
      • Lifestyle Adaptions
      • Improved risk assessment
      • Flood adaptions
      • Water resource managment
      • Community awareness
    • Mitigation Strategies
      • Carbon tax
      • Changing the energy mix
      • Modified agricultural practiises
      • Emission-cutting technologies
      • Energy conservation
      • Waste strategies
      • Tree planting
      • Carbon off-setting

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