What causes the Earth's climate to change?
Week 1

Placed by Snežana Bogavac Mihajlović 2019/Oct/9


Climate change is any significant long-term change in the expected patterns of average weather of a region (or the whole Earth) over a significant period of time. Climate change is about abnormal variations to the climate, and the effects of these variations on other parts of the Earth.


  • Strength of the sun
  • Changes in the Earth’s orbit
  • Changes in the orientation of the Earth’s axis of rotation
  • Carbon dioxide content of the oceans
  • Plate tectonics and volcanic eruptions
  • Ocean currents
  • Vegetation coverage on the land
  • Meteorite impacts
  • Human Impact on Global Climate Change