Published 27 May 2004
Last modified 13 Apr 2011, 07:16 PM
In the new Hollywood eco-disaster movie 'The Day After Tomorrow', the northern hemisphere is plunged into an ice age as global climate change causes the Gulf Stream in the North Atlantic to 'switch off'. The film is a reminder that global climate change is a serious threat to society and the environment.
Our climate is changing. Scientific evidence shows that the global average temperature is rising, and rainfall patterns are shifting. It also shows that glaciers, Arctic sea-ice and the Greenland ice ...