publication . Conference object . 2016

Climatic Change. Human Influence?

Gonçalves, Dionísio; Leite, Solange; Ribeiro, A.C.; Figueiredo, Tomás de;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016
  • Publisher: IPB
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
We begin by presenting the functioning of the Climate System and the variety of climates that occurs on the surface of the globe. We analyze climate change based on the sun's orbital parameters and other causes, focusing on the current interglacial period and the influence it had on the development of human societies. The following text looks on developing of the climate of the last 1000 years, with considerations about the warm medieval climate, the little ice age, the recovery of temperatures since the nineteenth century, the global cooling of the 60s and 70s of last century and global warming observed since the late 80s of last century. Human influence is ana...
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