Guide to the climate system and why greenhouse gases cause climate change. Looks at the historic fluctuations of global temperatures and the effects of global warming. These include changing rainfall patterns and rising sea levels.
- Identify the main drivers of climate and how these interact with the climate system
- Explain the difference between long-term climate trends and climate change and relate this to the ‘recent past’
- State why we are interested in climate change
- Define climate change
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