Climate change is one of the biggest challenges humanity is facing today. Rising global temperatures have detrimental effects to the environment and consequently human health and resources. In this section we will look at the science behind climate change to determine the causes, the effects and the possible solutions. 

By the end of this section you will have a confident understanding of:

  • Climate change, the role of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases 
  • How human activity is affecting the climate 
  • What can be done to reduce our effect on the planet 
  • The regulation and frameworks around climate action

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This section was written by Gideon Marriott (Regulatory Compliance Support Officer) and Amie Atkinson (Student Engagement Coordinator).

Climate Change The Basics

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