Climate Change

Klimawandel, auch Klimaänderung, Klimawechsel oder Klimaschwankung, bezeichnet die Veränderung von Klima auf der Erde und erdähnlichen Planeten, unabhängig von Ursachen, ob natürliche oder menschliche. Die gegenwärtige, vor allem durch den Menschen verursachte globale Erwärmung ist ein Beispiel für einen Klimawandel. Ein Klimawandel kann eine Abkühlung oder Erwärmung über unterschiedliche Zeiträume bezeichnen. Der Begriff Klimaschwankung bezeichnet gelegentlich speziell Klimaänderungen, die nur wenige Dekaden andauern oder zyklischer Natur sind.
Artikel zum Thema Climate Change
  • Climate Change protection goes local – remarks on the Vienna Airport Case

    … Climate Change was brought before the Austrian Federal Administrative Court in the beginning of 2017. The judgement concerning the construction and operation of a third runway acknowledges the current development in the UNFCCC process and, as such, is of special importance and without precedence: According to the Court, the fight against…

    Verfassungsblog- 77 Leser -
  • How well prepared are businesses for climate change?

    … ● By Eliot Whittington, University of Cambridge ● The world is changing. The weather is becoming more volatile, with the number of extreme weather events on the rise. Climate change represents the new normal: the Earth is already showing the impacts of our actions, which will continue to become more visible. More and more businesses…

    Dr. Peter Nagel/ LEXEGESE- 34 Leser -

  • China and the US (could) save the world!

    … ● By Prof. Mark Beeson, Murdoch University ● Anyone following the debate about climate change over the last few years might be forgiven for feeling a little cast down. The pessimists, it seems, have the most compelling arguments, and no shortage of persuasive-looking evidence to support the gloomiest of prognoses. So if something even…

    Dr. Peter Nagel/ LEXEGESE- 45 Leser -
  • Scrapping EU renewable targets after 2020 makes no sense

    … ● By Prof. Erik Gawel, Paul Lehmann, and Sebastian Strunz, all Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research ● The European Commission has presented a new climate and energy policy framework for 2030 that focuses heavily on emissions reductions. Currently the EU implements “20-20-20” targets, which require a 20% reduction of greenhouse gas…

    Dr. Peter Nagel/ LEXEGESE- 43 Leser -
  • We know who's profiting from emissions - let's bill them

    …● By Keely Boom, University of Technology, Sydney ● Research published last month in the journal Climatic Change may provide an essential building block in proving corporate liability for current and future climate change damage. Researcher Richard Heede found that 90 entities are responsible for an astounding 63% of global carbon emissions…

    LEXEGESE- 17 Leser -
  • A 2014 calendar for climate change policy-making

    …● By Prof. David Hodgkinson, University of Western Australia ● To mark the beginning of a new year, I have put together a list of some of the major issues and events expected to influence climate change policy-making in 2014. From 1 to 8, these are my top predictions. 1. Countries struggle to reach agreement on mitigation targets In 2011, nations…

    LEXEGESE- 7 Leser -
  • Still time to change Earth's long-term forecast

    … our life on Earth. Climate change will trump resource scarcity. One consequence will be a smaller world economy in 2052. Another will be more poverty than commonly forecast. Climate emissions could easily have been reduced if humanity decided to take action, but humanity won’t because of myopia: simply look at the tepid goals and strategies…

    LEXEGESE- 14 Leser -
  • Int'l Press Review: What climate action can we expect in 2014?

    …(The Independent) - ... While the majority of countries at the Warsaw UN Climate Talks seemed to be in denial about how the world has changed since the UNFCCC (the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change) was conceived, body languages – and outcomes - were clear. ...…

    LEXEGESE- 8 Leser -

  • We choose Earth, not because it is easy, but because it is hard

    … missile programmes. The fear of nuclear war and losing the space race helped build support for Apollo. Despite some of the more apocalyptic predictions of runaway climate change, one challenge of reducing carbon emissions is that while we have been monitoring atmospheric CO2 for decades, the slow, steady increase and diffuse effects has meant there isn’t…

    LEXEGESE- 25 Leser -
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