What is causing the temperature to rise?
carbon dioxide & methane
How much has the temperature risen since 1880?
1 degree Celsius (°C)
1 degree Fahrenheit (°F)
Why is it a big deal? It's only one degree?
It isn't a big deal.
Warmer Canada - woo hoo
It will have consequences for a long time to come
What does the rise in global temperature do?
causes a chain reaction of events
melts polar ice caps
makes sea levels rise
What will happen to the Marshall Islands between Australia and Hawaii?
they will become active volcanos
they will be completely under water in 50 years
they will be great to visit for vacation
What is extreme weather?
hurricanes, typhoons, and twisters
Name other consequences of climate change.
unusually cold winters
forest fires and unusually cold winters
What is a big problem in British Columbia?
What problems did they experience in Alberta?
What other changes do we see as a result of climate change?
animal migrations and crop growing cycles
eco systems, animal migrations, and crop growing cycles