Studying how the weather works on another planet has been helpful in understanding how weather works on earth.What is the difference between weather and climate?For example, people say “Death valley has a desert climate.” Climate is the weather that a place usually has year after year.Rainy Weather when drops of water fall from clouds, the weather is rainy.Weather does occur in the stratosphere and can affect weather lower down in the troposphere, but the exact mechanisms are pearly understood.
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Thus, having already considered Singapore’s hot and humid climate before the trip, factoring in possible weather conditions that might be experienced, attractions and activities that can be found in Singapore is determined to be more important at the expense of weather.Therefore, although climate and weather is one of the many factors that may influence tourist decisions, good weather may not be the primary reason for selecting destinations.Climate invokes the concept of weather in that it is defined as the accumulation of daily and seasonal weather events over a long period of time whereas, weather is the condition of the atmosphere at any particular time and place (de Freitas, 2002).In fact, although weather ranks second after attracti...
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Many say it is the pattern of depressions and anticyclones passing over Britain that is responsible for its notoriously changeable weather and irregular climate.It is not only the weather that the air masses bring that affects the climate of the UK, but also, the complex interactions between the air masses.Air masses greatly affect the weather experienced in the British Isles and therefore, its climate.The climate is usually considered to be temperate maritime; however, the weather is very changeable from place to place and from time to time.Overall, it seems that the air masses do have a very large effect on the weather brought to the UK, and therefore its climate too.
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From the selected articles, we can find that climate change will also increase the frequency of extreme weather events occur.Authors look into the contribution of climate change to hydro-meteorological and climatological disasters and the health impacts of these events, and explore the reduction of climate change on both shorter and longer time scale.Based on the IPCC report, and review of IPCC-projections of climate-change related extreme weather events and related literature on health effects The authors present the result that climate change is likely to increase the frequency, intensity, duration, and spatial distribution of a range of extreme weather events in the next decades.It focuses on community-based risk management, urban en...
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These causes have negative effect on the natural environment which leads to increasing of temperature, increasing in sea level, changing of precipitations, extremely weather, killing species of animals, birds, fish and plants.( IPCC Third Assessment Report - Climate Change 2001; editor:A.P.Baede) Climate change is a variation of average weather.In Europe, 64% of all catastrophic events since 1980 are directly attributable to weather and climate extremes: floods, storms, and droughts/heatwaves.For the last century climate has dramatically changed.In conclusion, it seems that causes of climate change have effects on nature which covers almost everything.
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As the impacts of anthropogenic climate change are felt more often in our daily lives, people around the world will begin to adjust their temporal habits for greater sustainability of the natural environment we solely depend on for our survival.Weather vs. climate The difference between weather and climate is important to understand when thinking about the Polar jet stream, because it does drive weather systems.Climate change is an important issue the public is aware of, but do not see how their individual responses can have an impact on such a large global issue.Changing people’s temporal habits and attitudes about climate change will be a challenge.“CLIMATE CHANGE 101: AN INTRODUCTION.” Years of Living Dangerously.
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Thus, man is capable of influencing global climate deliberately or inadvertently through his various actions and activities.The energy balance of our planet is also affected by changes in the transparency of the atmosphere as a result of man’s production activities.2 Population growth intensifies the whole process through which anthropogenic interventions alter the climate.Attention has begun to shift from local, short-term seasonal patterns of temperature, rainfall, other elements of the weather, toward longer-term trends that can affect the entire Earth, se long-term (typically 30-year) weather trends are called “climate.” It is therefore important understand the difference, as well as the relation, between “weather” and “climate.” An ...
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Some people may want to go out in the rain and train as they may find this enjoyable, but a lot of other people may dislike the cold and wet weather and stay indoors to participate in sport or just sit about.If the weather is hot all the time, athletes will train on a regular basis, but if the weather is cold and wet, the athletes will not be motivated enough to go out and train, they will either train indoors or simply just sit around and watch tv or play boardgames.Kenya has produced a lot of world class athletes, this is due to their climate, hot and dry all year.When the weather changes this can change most athletes’ attitude to training.To perform well in a sport at high altitude you must first need time to adapt to the climate and ...
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Different areas of the planet will begin to experience different weather extremes (S.D, J.C and A.M, 2009).As early as 1896 climate change pioneer Svante Arrhenius began researching the impact of carbon emissions on the climate.In order to protect our cities from this harsh weather many things could be done.As climate change increases so does the impact of weather events on our cities.Today we know that climate change can cause sea level rises due to shrinking ice sheets and glaciers, global temperature, warming of the oceans, extreme weather events, and ocean acidification (NASA, 2014).
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Around the world, there has always been natural development in the weather and climate events.Whilst there are examples of how the weather changes are affecting the insurance industry because of the flexibility of the insurance sector, in other ways it is quite well positioned in adapting the changes in weather events and patterns.The impact of climate change is on a very wide range from increased amount of hurricanes, fires and floods to health and life getting affected by changing patterns of hot and cold weather.There are a number of examples where it is seen that that how extremely weather condition can affect the insurance companies, the government and the sectors at backstops.For this, they must identify the probability of losses a...
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This is the most perfect weather of Lahore.In fact, the climate of Lahore is hot and dry for the maximum period of the year with a short winter period with very refreshing weather.So the weather most of the times remains sunny, dry and refreshing.Warm and dry weather remains in the months of October and November.The table below displays average monthly climate indicators in Lahore which is based on 8 years of historical weather readings.
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For instance, New Orleans is having a humid climate, San Diego is famous for its mild climate, Seattle is renowned for its rainy climate and Buffalo is prominent of snowy climate.The term climate includes regular weather sequences like spring, winter, fall and weather, average weather conditions and special weather incidents like floods, tornadoes, hurricanes etc.U. S. A, Australia and Canada have the highest per-capita emissions.CLIMATE CHANGE Climate can by explained as the total of all weather happening over a period of years in a particular place.It is to be noted that without greenhouse gasses, the earth will be too cold to habitat.
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The weather has many effects for people around the world.(DeWeerdt, 2007) If the weather continues to be more variable with extremely hot summers that will cause more injuries for people and for the planet.The planet’s weather is expected to become not only warmer on average, but more variable, with more frequent and intense heat waves, droughts, and torrential rains.In addition to their effects on infectious diseases, such extremes of weather pose direct physical risks to the humans in their path-heat stroke, drowning, dehydration, and injury.If the climate keeps changing globally, food production is likely to decrease because the weather will not be the best in the parts of the world that crops are best grown.
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In the distant past, when people experienced changes in the weather, such as scarcity in rainfall or an onslaught of torrential rains, unexpected increase or decrease in temperature, or other abnormal changes in weather condition for long periods of time, they were predisposed to consign these events to fate and have resolved to accept blindly what impacts these changes in their physical environment may bring.In a literature found in the World Meteorological Organization website, and made by authors Andre, Garcia, de Melo a Abreu, Nieto, Prasad & White (2007), on climate and weather risk assessment for agricultural planning, Andre et al.The Old and New Testament can be considered as one of the oldest books containing references about...
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It is thus important to identify gender-sensitive strategies to respond to the environmental and humanitarian crises caused by climate change It’s this universal role as caregiver — one that we would rarely change if given the chance — that increases women’s vulnerability to our changing climate.Climate change refers to any significant change in the measures of climate lasting for an extended period of time.What is weather forecasting?The normal pattern of weather experienced in a particular area over a long period of time is known as the climate.Effects of climate change on women Climate change has serious ramifications in four dimensions of food security: food availability, food accessibility, food utilization and food systems stabilit...
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Climate change brought by the ill effects of global warming would be the earth’s greatest challenge and the worse is yet to come unless people work hand in hand to save the planet.The average weather condition in a specific land area is termed as regional climate.The land shape likewise affects climate and the distance of the land from the oceans.... ... middle of paper ... ...fuels, deforestation and industrialization are among the contributory factors in the rapid increase of atmospheric carbon dioxide and climate change.Climate is dependent to various factors like how much sunlight certain area receives including the height above sea level.
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Climate change, as defined by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), talks of variations in weather in general, but which are caused particularly by human activity.Although there have been steps taken towards curbing the destructive effects of climate change, there continues to still be a sense of apathy on the parts of some governments with regard to it.Lastly, the effects of climate change on the broad concept of international security cannot be discounted.As it is, researchers continue to forecast that global warming may cause the easier proliferation of disease due to the idea that disease-carrying insects and other animals may migrate to other locations due to the changing weather.Effects of Climate Chan...
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This type of climate occurs in regions around Mediterranean Sea; but you can also get a Mediterranean-style climate.World’s climate is changing as a result of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that were pumping into the Earths atmosphere.The earth has six climate zones; temperate zone, polar zone, arid zone, tropical zone, Mediterranean zone, and mountainous zone.The climate is normally cold and with occasional snow.This had led to increasingly unpredictable and extreme weather so as the Earth heats up in the years ahead; the climate in each of these zones could change too.
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With this weather related disasters problems like hunger, disease, poverty and lost livelihoods can increase (The Human Impact of Climate Change, 2009).Fundamentally important variability of average weather over longer time period can be depicted as climate change.With the rise in temperature globally effects like severe changes in weather patterns, climbing sea levels and increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather is been experienced.Current industrial activities have recently increased the concentration of sulphate aerosols and black carbon in the atmosphere that is making imperative effect on our climate in the form of drastic weather events.Climate change is term that adverts to any major and long-term change in average we...
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Climate change concerns to a statistically momentous deviation in either the mean state of the climate or in its variability, remaining for an extensive period (normally decades or longer) (What is climate change, 2001).Fundamentally important variability of average weather over longer time period can be depicted as climate change.With the rise in temperature globally effects like severe changes in weather patterns, climbing sea levels and increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather is been experienced.This warming of the climate is resulting in more extreme weather patterns, chances for several ecosystems to adapt naturally are decreasing, sea levels are rising, glaciers are melting, ocean acidification is increasing and agric...
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On the other hand, higher rain than expected may come due to changes in the weather patterns at a particular region, which also has adverse effects as it may cause damages to food crops, soil texture due to soil erosion, and hence food insecurity.Looking into every impact and comparing the effects of each on developed countries, we begin with, changes in the weather patterns.The most common element of changes in the weather patterns is changes in the rainy seasons whereby rain comes in either lower or higher quantities than anticipated, and each having adverse effects on food production and security.In contrast, in a country like Israel, dry weather could have less impact to the livelihood as they have technological knowhow on how to ens...
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What Is the Difference Between Weather and Climate?So, the climate of Antarctica is quite different than the climate of a tropical island.Everyday, weather events are recorded and predicted by meteorologists worldwide.Climate is the average weather pattern in a place over many years.Climate in your place on the globe controls the weather where you live.
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The location of the humid subtropical climate plays a huge role on the climate.These weather patterns are controlled by the subtropical high pressure cells.Westerly winds and storms, especially in the winter play a key role in the weather conditions.Antarctica and Greenland are two locations that experience these freezing weather conditions.The tropical monsoon climate is similar to the tropical savanna climate in the way they both have wet summers and dry winters.
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The climate of the British Isles is also greatly affected by weather systems such as depressions.Overall, depressions have a great impact on the climate of the British Isles both in winter and summer, however it can be argued that air masses play an important role in the formation of depressions, so this also shows that air masses indirectly affect the climate.Therefore air masses so also indirectly influence the climate of the British Isles, meaning that they play the most significant role in affecting the climate.This shows how depressions can have great impacts on the climate of the British Isles, however this large depression is not common, so does not usually affect the climate.The climate in the British Isles is described as cool t...
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According to Garnaut Climate Change Review, the number of days with extreme fire weather will be increase approximately 5% to 25% in 2013 (6).Climate change is a change in average weather over certain periods of time.The relation between climate change and agriculture is a subjective matter and researches have been going on for quite some time now to find out what are the effects of climate change on agriculture and also the effects of agriculture on climate change.People usually confuse the climate change with the variations of weather that occurs constantly.It is proven that the Australian agricultural activities are very much vulnerable to the effects of climate change and also the effects of Australian agriculture on global climate c...
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Although there are several similarities between DaLat city and Vung tau city, there are many obvious differences between them as mentioned in this essay First, the climate in DaLat city is different from climate in Vung tau city.It means that Da Lat people activities in daily life take place quietly and normally the same climate in here.This point proves that Dalat city climate is very cold from October to December, warm from July to September and cool around year.To illustrate, the rain season, in Dalat city, all social activities seem less than when it rains to last from this day to other day even one week so all people feel lazy to do something enthusiastically in the cold weather.However, there are obvious differences such as climate...
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Some of the ways in which they can respond to climate change is by shifting to geographical locations that have conducive weather for grape production, using wine grape varieties that are suited for the new climatic conditions, and looking for more efficient ways to utilize the available water resources.While climate change mitigation strategies are preferable, adaptive actions may be necessary where the climate changes have already begun to affect wine production.Lasink (2004) reveals that this process is highly weather-dependent; if the weather is too hot, the wine will not be well flavoured and if the weather is not hot enough, the grape will not ripen completely.Unlike many plants, which are equipped to adapt to a wide range of weath...
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Due to the high pressure, other weather conditions cannot dissipate the heat and therefore the ground and the air become much hotter than would normally be recorded.The atmospheric pressure systems that control the local weather are made up of areas of high pressure and areas of low pressure.Severe and Hazardous Weather: An Introduction to High Impact Meteorology (Bob Rauber, John Walsh, Donna Charlevois .There are however other causes of heat waves, but the important point is that other weather conditions are unable to enter the location and cool the temperature.These move around and bring with them various weather conditions.
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This species was then replaced by oak, which thrives in relatively cooler weather.The oscillations produced continuing anomalies on the weather in the region, that when looked upon a span of time, produced the little ice age.The sediments chronicle the almost 3,000-year history of the area and gives evidence that prior to the little ice age, a period of general warm weather occurred.This led to weather anomalies like seasonal extremes, storms, and extreme cold.Just as the components that make up climate are capable of fluctuation, it would interesting to observe if long-term climate change can occur in a given region.
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In Mombasa, most of the bottom-up responses to weather events revolved around adapting housing to reduce damage that would be caused by future weather events.Thus, adapting assets to climate change at the community level is effective for dealing with the impacts of climate change.They also protect assets during extreme weather events, such as in Mombasa they place sandbags in the doorways of houses during floods to limit the amount of damage.Moreover, because changes in climate and an increase in extreme weather events will mostly negatively affect the urban poor, their participation in decision making is crucial for building resilience (Tanner et al 2008).For example inhabitants in Esteli, replanted trees and plants, to reduce flood dam...
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