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Climate Change in the artic by Mind Map: Climate
Change in the
artic
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Climate Change in the artic

Causes

global warming

ice albedo feedback loop, as ice melts the earth heats up which then increases the rate of melting ice

melting of ice, ice reflects sunlight and so if it melts the earth heats up quicker

increase in tree growth, trees absorb lots of sunlight which increases the temperature

increased solar output, increases the temperature

cows, they fart!!

Importance

economical drain

lost of money has to be spent on reasearch.

money speant on new technologies to save cows

houses and environment in need of repair.

loss of ice and snow

speeds up global warming

increases sea levels

Effects

negative

ecological, tree's fall down due to melting of perma frost which destoys habitats for many animals e.g. cows, habitats are destroy for lots of animals e.g cows, cows become extinct

human, people have to move due to unsafe lan.

physical, loss of land due to melting ice and storm erosion., perma frost is melting, less of the sun light is reflected

positive

ecological, more trees grow

human, more habbital land for cows, more shipping routs have opened up