effects of climate change on extreme environments

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  • Created on: 30-04-15 16:00
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  • Polar climate, Hot and arid climate
    • polar climate
      • warmer summers
        • changes in sea ice cover
          • Impacts on people
            • glacier retreat
            • permafrost melting
            • coastal flooding
            • erosion
            • ecosystem change
            • coastal towns and industry threatened
            • life more uncertain
              • people likely to leave
        • glacier retreat
        • permafrost melting
      • sea level rise
        • coastal flooding
        • erosion
        • ecosystem change
    • Hot, arid areas
      • less rainfall
        • desertification
        • reduction in grazing fro live stock
      • less reliable rainfall
        • intense storms
          • Impacts on people
            • drought problems made worse
            • reduction in grazing fro live stock
            • desertification
            • famine and conflict
              • Migration
        • drought problems made worse

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