Scientific American Frontiers . Hot Planet - Cold Comfort. Stop climate change. IPCC - Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Weather Centre - Climate Change - Evidence. The EPA Climate Change Kids Site. Climate change news, comment and analysis. Looking for the Real Deal. Global Climate Change: Research Explorer- The Exploratorium. The earth’s climate has warmed and cooled for millions of years, since long before we appeared on the scene.
There’s no doubt that the climate is growing warmer currently; indications of that change are all around us. Though climate change isn’t new, the study of how human activity affects the earth’s climate is. Global warming. Global mean land-ocean temperature change from 1880 to 2014, relative to the 1951–1980 mean.
The black line is the annual mean and the red line is the 5-year running mean. The green bars show uncertainty estimates. Source: NASA GISS. The map shows the 10-year average (2000–2009) global mean temperature anomaly relative to the 1951–1980 mean. The largest temperature increases are in the Arctic and the Antarctic Peninsula. Weather - Climate Change.