The Causes And Effects Of Climate Change In Sustainable Development

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Climate change has been occurring for thousands of years whether naturally or due to human activity.
According to (May 2017)
Climate change is a change in the usual weather found in a place. This could be a change in how much rain a place usually gets in a year. Or it could be a change in a place's usual temperature for a month or season. Climate change is also a change in Earth's climate. This could be a change in Earth's usual temperature. Or it could be a change in where rain and snow usually fall on Earth.
Initially, climate change was due to natural occurrences however nowadays due to the excessive amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses being released into the atmosphere as a result of this human action the global surface temperature is rising drastically which in turn is causing climate change at an alarming rate. Due to the industrial revolution of the 19th century there was a drastic change from human labour to machinery and this resulted in the excessive burning of fossil fuels.
Climate change is the most prevalent challenge in achieving sustainable development. The evidence for rapid climate change is compelling, not only is it having effects on the natural environment for example causing rising sea levels as research shows that ‘Global sea level rose about 8 inches in the last century’ (Shaftel 2017) , rising temperatures on land and sea, more droughts and floods and effecting the balance of nature, it is also having destructive effects on human
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