Consider for a moment that before the industrial revolution our global climate system
had its C[O.
The IPCC Working Group I (WG I) assesses the physical scientific aspects of the climate system
and climate change.
Continued emissions of greenhouse gases will cause further warming and long-lasting changes in all components of the climate system
, increasing the likelihood of severe, pervasive, and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems.
The warming of the climate system
is unequivocal and, since the 1950s, many of the observed changes are unprecedented over decades to millennia.
Warming in the climate system
is unequivocal and since 1950 many changes have been observed throughout the climate system
that are unprecedented over decades to millennia.
Clearly, the climate system
is responding to the background warming trend," said David Jones, the Bureau of Meteorology's manager of climate monitoring and prediction.
Together with the long life-time of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, this inertia is the real poison on the climate system
: anything we do now that changes the forcing in the climate system
will necessarily have long consequences for the ice sheets and sea level.
Throughout the years, NASA has dedicated towards unraveling the complex factors that drive Earth's climate system
and providing far-reaching benefits to society in areas such as disaster management, weather forecasting and agriculture.
It is important that we keep developing our understanding of the climate system
and how it responds when given a push.
During his opening remarks, WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud pointed out that the agency, through the CCI, has been improving climate system
monitoring on various timescales, in particular by incorporating knowledge access and tools for climate change index analysis.
The drought that caused so much trouble was pathetically normal and short, far less than what the climate system
is capable of generating," said lead author Richard Seager, a climate modeler.
The Bali Road Map (which includes the Bali Action Plan), adopted at the UN Climate Change Conference in December 2007, points out that the evidence of "warming of the climate system