Know Climate Change

Science behind Climate Change

 
 
 
 

Observed Changes in the Climate

As we learn about the climate, we look at the trends that emerge from the past and also the things that are happening around us.

In the last 150 years, changes in climate have been witnessed, and though these have been very gradual, there is a trend towards global warming, leading to other related impacts.

The increase in temperature brings about changes in aspects of weather such as wind and precipitation patterns, amounts, distribution, and so on. All these changing trends could have far-reaching and unpredictable consequences for the environment.

You can view a timeline of climate change events at Hadley Centre.

We will now go ahead and discuss observed changes in

Let us proceed to understand the first such observed change.