Core unit 2 : Global climate – vulnerability & resilience

  • Causes of global climate change

The atmospheric system

Changes in the global energy balance

The enhanced greenhouse effect

  • Consequences of global climate change

Changes to hydrosphere, atmosphere & biosphere

Impacts on people & places (including health, migration & transport)

  • Responding to global climate change

Disparities in exposure to climate change risk & vulnerability [case study 1]

Government-led adaptation & mitigation strategies

Civil society & corporate strategies [case study 2]