Natural Causes of Climate Change

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  • Created by: caits
  • Created on: 01-04-14 18:43

There are 4 main reasons climatologists use to explain why climate change happens. They are;

  • Volcanic activity
  • Solar activity
  • Orbital changes
  • Asteroid collisions

Orbital Changes:

  • Changes in the tilt an orbit
  • Warms up or cools down depending on the angle of tilt
  • Changes the amount of sunlight we recieve
  • Can last 10's of thousands of years
  • 3 cycles - 100,000 years, 41000 years, 26000 years
  • Ice ages 6 degrees cooler


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