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Flashcards in Climate Change Deck (10):
1

name one economic impact of climate change

crop failures

2

name one example of an alternative energy source to fossil fuels

solar power

3

name one international agreement to rreduce climate change and outline one benefit and one disadvantage

Kyoto Protocol 2005
-170 countrie agreed to reduce emissions by 5.2% by 2012
-USA failed to sign

4

name one other way we can reduce climate change other than using alternative energy resources

Carbon capture/storage or planting trees

5

name one way we can manage climate change

new irrigation system

6

Name a recent piece of evidence of climate change

-shrinking glaciers visable from satellite

7

name two natural reasons for climate change

volcano eruptions
obital changes

8

Name two pieces of evidence for long term cliate change

fossils and rocks
Ice cores

9

Which greenhouse gas is caused by burning fossil fuels

co2

10

Which greenhouse gas is produced by rice farming

methane