A prolonged change in temperature and typical weather patterns is fundamentally referred to as climate change.

This is because ocean levels are slower than other components of the climate system to react to changes in CO2 emissions, and this will persist for a while even after emissions have stopped.

In addition, it is projected that, in the 21st century, more mass will be lost by glaciers due to increased greenhouse gas emissions.

What are the consequences of climate change that have already been documented in India?

The IPCC estimate shows that in mountains, freezing is expected to increase, changing snow and ice conditions.

If we do not cut greenhouse gas emissions immediately, quickly and comprehensively, limiting warming to almost 1.5 degree Celsius, or even 2 degrees Celsius, will become unattainable.

All of these changes will pose major challenges for water supply, energy production and ecosystems, agriculture and forests, disaster preparedness and ecotourism.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is an intergovernmental body of the United Nations that is dedicated to providing the world with objective, (wikipedia)

Effects of climate change

The effects of climate change span the physical environment, ecosystems and human societies. They also include the economic and social changes which stem from living in a warmer world. (wikipedia)

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Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment

The Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment is a research institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science founded in May 2008. (wikipedia)

Climate change

Climate change includes both global warming driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns. (wikipedia)