Essays Tagged: "Climate Change"

Life in England and France in the 14th century was full of unrest and uncertainty. The effects of war, disease (bubonic plague) and famine led to huge deaths in Europe.

of the disease was unknown at the time, but many factors aided in the spreading of the bacteria. A climate change occurred in Europe, leading to the beginning of a famine. Because of this little ice ... the decline of the wheat crop. Agriculture was at a stand still in the late middle ages. Changes in climate, such as lowered temperatures and rain, destroyed crops. Wheat could not ripen in the new en ...

(5 pages) 236 2 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Environmental Effects Associated with Industrialization

costs us our well being as well as the beauty and comfort of our own home, earth. Ozone depletion, climate change as well as the direct effects of chemicals from industrial emissions and fuel combust ... ts of the world are also destroyed.It is believed but not yet proven that we are altering the world climate by releasing chemicals into the atmosphere by a process called 'global warming' or the 'gree ...

(6 pages) 194 1 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Causes and Effects of Global Warming

usion. Also includes 2 references.IntroductionGlobal warming is easiest described as "human-induced climate change" (Lutz, 3). It occurs because of a buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Man ... s, and ecosystems (Lutz 24, Godrej 4).There is a lot of uncertainty as to how much and how fast the climate will change (Lutz, 3). There is also debate about how serious the consequences will be (Lutz ...

(11 pages) 697 1 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global Warming

big problem for every living thing, because they have to face big environmental changes. Mainly is climate change. This is all happening because of human activities. Human activities that cause this ... e spread of infectious diseases through water supply.The most dangerous is as global warming shifts climate zones, disease-carrying insects would migrate toward the Earth's warm areas. Diseases such a ...

(9 pages) 512 3 4.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

Global warming.

in the next decade and the next century. Few, if any, trends are more important to our future than climate change caused by human activities. Scientist around the world are warning us that global war ... n Canada, most of the Soviet Union, and parts of Southern Asia, North Africa and south west Europe. Climate has cooled in Great Britain and northern and eastern Europe. In the USA scientists found no ...

(3 pages) 159 2 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Protecting coral reefs.

shing, and pollution from untreated wastewater and agricultural runoff, as well as those related to climate change, unless immediate action is taken. The importance of saving coral reefs is a powerful ...

(3 pages) 98 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Oceanography

Global Warming We need change to fix it.

s last summer in Europe alone. Scientists from WHO (World Health Organization), anticipate that the climate change due to global warming and the greenhouse gas buildup could cause an estimated 300,000 ...

(2 pages) 57 1 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

David Suzuki and his use of media in environmental education

ic of environmentalism has been increasingly talked about in the media, from the Koyto Protocol and climate change to the deforestation of British Columbia's temperate rainforest. The public is contin ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The effects of the Black Death on Medieval Europe

e population boom along with the shortage of food was leading Europe down a road to starvation. The climate in western Europe also was beginning to change at the turn of the fourteenth century. This c ... n Europe also was beginning to change at the turn of the fourteenth century. This caused a very wet climate and greatly adversely affected production. The climate change led to one of the worst famine ...

(7 pages) 247 1 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The future of the world with Global warming. Carbon Dioxide gases Rising. Kyoto Protocol, Canada's role.

ed countries that ratify the agreement and the timeframes within which these targets are to be met.(Climate Change Plan for Canada). Global Warming is the term that scientists use to explain the unnat ... ouse Gases are hydro fluorocarbons (HFCs), per fluorocarbons (PFCs) and sulphur hexafluoride (SFs).(Climate Change Plan for Canada). Canada ratified the protocol in 1997 and promised to bring down CO2 ...

(4 pages) 113 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

What is climate change

Climate change is a change in the "average weather" that a given region experiences. Average weather ... e associate with the weather such as temperature, wind patterns and precipitation. When we speak of climate change on a global scale, we are referring to changes in the climate of the Earth as a whole ... e are referring to changes in the climate of the Earth as a whole. The rate and magnitude of global climate changes over the long term have many implications for natural ecosystems.A natural system kn ...

(2 pages) 192 0 3.9 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Kyoto Accord Should we ratify it?

inues to increasingly grow. Yet day after day people take actions that can change the earth and its climate in significant ways. Many people just stand motionless as the wave of climate change becomes ... y-five centimeters. Surface temperatures could increase by between 1.0 and 3.5 degrees Celsius.With climate change there will be an even greater complexity with water resources in every branch of the ...

(5 pages) 118 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Articel Critique: Election Over, McCain Criticizes Bush on Climate Change By Andrew C. Revkin

for the President's re-election, but hastily dissociated himself from Bush on the subject matter of climate change. President Bush has opposed restrictions on carbon dioxide and other heat-trapping ga ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

All Together Now- ways to reduce greenhouse gases

Climate change is becoming more and more of a concern to today's society. Environmental concerns are ...

(4 pages) 70 0 3.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Battling Climate Change: UNFC International Environmental Treaty analysis

1. Intro: Why is the Climate Changing? and Who is Concerned?2. Contractual environment: how is this all getting done?4. C ... Capacity: who is doing what and how?5. The Bottom line: was the juice worth the squeeze?Why is the Climate Changing?A good way to describe climate change would be a cancer that is spreading through t ... important for law makers from countries all around the globe to participate in plans to correct the climate patterns. This problem only gets more confusing and the debates more heated than the sun bec ...

(9 pages) 93 1 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

Climate change

Climate change is something the world has always endured. The reason of concern is, at present the w ... are not just natural occurring changes but mans activities is beginning to have a vast influence on climate change.CausesTo easily understand the causes of climate change it is required to look at nat ... e Earth consisted of only one land mass. Continental drifting has an impact on particular countries climate due to the change in physical features. These may include;The depth of the sea being altered ...

(7 pages) 190 0 4.3 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

Greenhouse Gases

house gases: carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, and fluorocarbons. People are now calling this climate change over the past century the beginning of "Global Warming." Fears are that if people kee ... enhouse gases. Peter Tans, a physicist with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrations (NOAA) Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Lab says, "There is no doubt that both land and ocean surface tem ...

(11 pages) 90 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Wind Energy: A Renewable Energy

causing some serious damages. So called greenhouse gases are causing several damages on our earth. Climate change, kind of hurricanes, the hole in the ozone layer, draughts in some parts of the earth ...

(7 pages) 227 2 2.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Amplifications of the Kyoto Protocol. Predictions on whether or not it will become a part of our nation.

he environment worldwide.In December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly began discussions on climate change starting with the first round in May 1992, just in time for the Earth Summit Conferen ... ns, two countries - Argentina and Kazakhstan- have voluntarily agreed to do so ( climate/protocol.html). (needs closing sentence)Some believe that meeting Kyoto's greenhouse gas red ...

(9 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jul/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > International Organizations & Conflicts

"Global Warming: Time To Act": A persuasive paper on why people should stop global warming

any disclaimers of global warming fall back on the argument that there is no prevalent proof of the climate change. This is an easily-refuted standpoint. As early as 1957, scientists in the global res ... ws if global warming is directly affected by human greenhouse gases? The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (founded in 1988 by the United Nations), agrees that warming has been primarily cause ...

(6 pages) 258 0 2.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science