climate change impacts

Climate | Energy

Introduction to Climate Projections

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Climate projections provide information about possible future climate developments. They constitute an important basis to gain information about climate impacts and possible adaptation options. Climate projections are the result of the application of climate models that are based on emission and concentration scenarios. read more

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Climate | Energy

Climate change

the Earth

Global mean surface air temperature has risen gradually since the age of industrialisation. It is now accepted as scientifically proven that we humans are responsible for a significant part of this increase. Hence one speaks of anthropogenic, or man-made, climate change. read more

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The Umweltbundesamt

For our environment