Tag Archives: causes

Are humans the cause?

Q1: How do scientists know human activities are causing the recent warming? Answer: Prior to the Industrial Revolution and subsequent…+

What about lag time?

In the past, carbon dioxide levels rose AFTER temperatures rose. Does this indicate that rising carbon dioxide levels today are an…+

What about water vapour?

Water vapour is the most abundant greenhouse gas in the atmosphere, yet other greenhouse gases (such as carbon dioxide and…+

The Sun’s effect on climate

How do we know the current warming trend is not caused by the sun? Here is a 3-minute video explanation…+

Feedback processes

Feedback processes either enhance (positive feedback) or weaken (negative feedback) the effect of climate change triggers. Feedback processes can be…+

What might happen in the future?

On this page, we address these topics about Manitoba’s climate: How hot might it get? Globally Canada Manitoba What is…+

Natural processes

There are many naturally occurring processes that influence the climate – causing it to either warm or cool. These natural…+

Greenhouse gases (GHG)

Greenhouse gases are gases found in the atmosphere that are capable of absorbing infrared radiation emitted from the Earth’s surface…+

Greenhouse effect

Some of the gases in Earth’s atmosphere, such as water vapour and carbon dioxide, play an important role in influencing…+

Global climate

On this page, we deal with these issues related to global climate and climate change: Global averages Temperature Precipitation Click…+

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