Climate Change

Name a piece of evidence of climate change.
Ocean Sediments/ Ice Cores/ Fossils/ Tree Rings/ Pollen.
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How does solar output change the climate?
Sunspots – more means warmer/ less means colder.
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How does orbital changes affect the climate?
Change from circular (closer/warmer) to elliptical (further away/ colder).
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How does volcanic activity change the climate?
Large eruptions create ash/ gas which partially block sun rays and cool the climate.
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Define what climate change mitigation means.
To reduce the cause of climate change.
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Define what climate change adaptation means.
To reduce the impacts of climate change.
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Name a method of climate change mitigation.
Renewable energy (solar and wind) / Carbon Capture and storage (CSS) / Planting trees / International Agreements.
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Name a method of climate change adapatation.
Houses on stilts / Thames Flood Barrier / Water saving kits / desalination plants.
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How does solar output change the climate?

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Sunspots – more means warmer/ less means colder.

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How does orbital changes affect the climate?

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How does volcanic activity change the climate?

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Define what climate change mitigation means.

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