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Climate Change

Climate Change
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Climate Change

The change in weather pattern and atmospheric temperature is known as climate change. It is also known as Global Warming. Scientists believe that the earth is currently facing a period of rapid warming brought on by rising the levels of heat-trapping gases, also known as greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
Greenhouse effects are effects of the gases or energy received from the outer atmosphere in the form of light inside the earth surface emitting the infrared radiations. With more greenhouse gases mixed in the air, the atmosphere acts like a thickening blanket and traps more heat. It has been making the earth hotter and hotter day by day.

Effects of Climate Change
The earth’s climate nowadays is changing very rapidly and differently. Climate change in the world can be caused by various activities. When climate change occurs, temperature rises and many different changes can occur on the earth. Some of the measurable effects are mentioned below:

  • Melting of ice caps.
  • Rising of sea-level which can drown coastal areas.
  • Changing weather pattern of the world.
  • Hampering of agriculture and harvest due to irregular weather changes.
  • Imbalance in natural biodiversity.
  • Irregular rainfalls and frequent storms.

Controlling Measures
There are various measures to control the climate change. Some of them are given below:

  • Maintaining current ecosystems whatever possible.
  • Reduction of consumption of fossil fuels such as coal and petroleum.
  • Use of biogas plants.
  • Increasing forests or afforestation in the country.
  • Conducting public awareness programs.
  • Installation of pollution controlling devices in the automobiles and industries.

It is our duty and responsibility to solve these types of problems from the world. Time has come to think about the excessive use of natural sources and rapid growth of industries and urbanization. As a result, the developing countries like ours which has an insignificant role in carbon emission is suffering from the adverse effects of climate change. It is an alarm to the world indicating that our survival on earth is at risk due to the rising temperature of the earth.



  1. The change in weather pattern and atmospheric temperature is known as climate change. It is also known as Global Warming. 
  2. Greenhouse effects are the effects of the gases or energy received from the outer atmosphere in the form of light inside the earth's surface emitting the infrared radiations.
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Very Short Questions

The causes of climate change and global warming are as follows:

  • Green house gases and their sources.
  • Volcanic eruption.
  • Increase of carbon dioxide emission.
  • Depletion of ozone layer in the atmosphere.
  • Rapid population growth.
  • Rising of sea level.

Climate change can be controlled by following measures:

  • Reduction of consumption of fossils fuels such as petroleum and coal.
  • Increasing forests or afforestation in the country.
  • Conducting public awareness programs.
  • Use of bio-gas plants.

The adverse effects of climate change are as follow:

  • Rising of sea-level which can drown coastal areas.
  • Imbalance in natural biodiversity
  • Change in weather pattern and climatic temperature of the world.

 

 

 

The period of rapid warming brought on by rising levels of heat-trapping gases is known as global warming.

Weather, glacial ice, sea levels, agriculture, wildlife and human health suffer the adverse effects of climate change.

The two measures of controlling change are as follows:

Reduction of greenhouse gases likes carbon dioxide and methane.

Afforestation and control over deforestation.

Biodiversity means the sum of all the variations of nature.

The two measurable effects of climate change are:

  • Icecaps has started to melt.
  • Sea-level is rising which can drown coastal areas.

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  • The change in weather pattern and atmospheric temperature is known as _______________ .

    greenhouse
    climate change 
    temperature change
    weather forcast
  • Irregular rainfalls and frequent storms are the effects of ________________ .

    temperature change
    climate change
    greenhouse
    deforestation
  • _______is the average weather pattern of the certain area experienced over a long time.

    Climate
    Temperature
    Atmosphere
    Weather
  • Which one of the following is the main cause of global warming?

    Green house effect
    Industrial waste
    All the options are correct.
    Air Pollution
  • The polluted air that stops heat escaping and extra heat is trapped and makes earth warmer which is called ______.

    ozone
    global warming
    green house effect
    global temperature
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