Q1: How do scientists know human activities are causing the recent warming? Answer: Prior to the Industrial Revolution and subsequent…+
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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 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…+
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…+
Some of the gases in Earth’s atmosphere, such as water vapour and carbon dioxide, play an important role in influencing…+
On this page, we deal with these issues related to global climate and climate change: Global averages Temperature Precipitation Click…+