Evidence for Eapid Climate Change

Global Temperature Rise

Global Temperature Rise

Surface temperature has risen about 1.14 degrees Celsius since 19th century.

Warming Ocean

Warming Ocean

The ocean showing warming of more than 0.33 degrees Celsius since 1969.

Shrinking Ice Sheets

Shrinking Ice Sheets

Greenland lost an average of 279 billion tons of ice per year since 1993.

Sea Level Rise

Sea Level Rise

Global sea level rose about 8 inchesor 20 centimeters in the last century.

Extreme Events

Extreme Events

The number of record high temperature events is increasing since 1950.

Ocean Acidification

Ocean Acidification

The acidity of surface ocean waters has increased by 30% since 17th century.