What is the primary human activity responsible for increasing carbon emissions that contribute to climate change?
Which natural phenomenon is responsible for variations in Earth's orbit and can lead to ice ages and warmer periods?
What is one of the major consequences of melting ice caps due to climate change?
Decreased sea levels
Expansion of polar bear habitats
Rising sea levels
Increased landmass in the Arctic
How do heatwaves, intensified by rising temperatures, impact human health?
They reduce the risk of heat-related illnesses.
They have no significant impact on health.
They can lead to heat-related illnesses and death.
They improve overall well-being.
Which greenhouse gas is primarily responsible for the enhanced greenhouse effect and global warming?
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
What natural process can disrupt ocean circulation patterns and impact weather and ecosystems?
Solar output variations
Melting of ice caps
What is the main consequence of high rainfall caused by climate change?
More frequent droughts
Increased risk of heatwaves
Which natural event releases massive amounts of energy, dust, and debris into the atmosphere and can temporarily cool the climate?
What does ocean variability, such as El Niño and La Niña, affect?
Global wind patterns
What is a critical consequence of the submergence of coastal cities due to rising sea levels?
Improved water quality
Coastal erosion prevention