The Earth's climate is changing: Part 2
Climate change now
How is climate change affecting us now? Scientists see changes in many places. For example, air and ocean temperatures are rising.
Climate change in the future
Scientists are predicting many changes for the future. Many changes will be bad. For example:
- There may be more storms, floods, droughts, forest fires and insects in Canada. There may be less water in our lakes.
- Sea level will rise. Water will flood areas in some countries. Millions of people may have to leave their homes.
What to do
Climate change is a world problem. It will affect our lives for hundreds of years.
How can people help slow climate change? They can use less energy.
For example, they can use their cars less often. They can use compact fluorescent light bulbs.