Effects of Climate Change

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  • Created on: 07-01-13 18:10

Climate change can have a negative effect on both a local and global scale.

Local

Changing crop yields- The countries closest to the equator are most likely to be suffering from climate change as their crop yields will change due to longer periods of drought and shorter growing seasons. They could also lose almost a third of their maize crop. There will also be a decrease of land available to grow crops because of hotter and drier weather.

Rising sea levels- Rising sea levels threaten large areas of low lying coastal land which includes major cities such as New York, London and Tokyo. This would mean that people…

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