Climate change, by itself, is probably the most important megaforce that could directly impact all other environmental issues. According to KPMG; “Predictions of annual output losses from climate change range between 1 percent per year, if strong and early action is taken, to as much as 5 percent a year–if policymakers fail to act.”
Consider taking the test below to gage your awareness and understanding of global climate change:
Climate change conjures images of long, hot summers, melting ice caps and stranded polar bears. But as the weather gets stranger, so too does its effects on the environment, sometimes in the oddest of ways. How well do you know the signs of change?
- CO2 in atmosphere passes milestone level (guardian.co.uk)
- Greenhouse gases hit threshold unseen in 3 million years. (bloomberg.com)
- Why Climate Change Is Not An Environmental Issue (VIDEO) (cleantechnica.com)