Archiv für den Tag: Climate Change




Convention on Climate Change in Durban

Abgelegt in Climate Change

The United Nations is hosting the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17), which is a convention on climate change, in Durban, South Africa. The Conference of the Parties has met every year since 1995. COP17 began on Nov. 28, 2011 and will end Dec. 9, 2011. Governmental representatives from close to 190 nations will be in attendance. Several nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and international organizations will also be at the convention. (more…)




Droughts Show Climate Change

Abgelegt in Climate Change

In the near future, the UK will be bracing for droughts so severe that they haven’t faced their like since 1976. The year 1976 boasts one of the worst droughts in recorded UK history. Experts expect that the rate of these killer droughts is going to continue increasing, and with them will come the harsh water shortages and crop failures. (more…)




Climate Change Effects

Abgelegt in global warming

The impact of climate change on our planet is the subject of fierce debate. While some skeptics continue to deny that global warming is man-made or that there will be any climate change effects, for many climate scientists the question is not whether we will see changes, but how severe they will be. (more…)