Map of the Exhibition

Map of the exhibition   
1. Introduction
This area charts the dramatic rise of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) over the past 400 years and its link with industrial activity and population growth.

2. Climate Change Today
This area explains how the burning of fossil fuels to generate energy releases CO2 into the atmosphere, and that this is causing Earth's climate to warm.

3. Making a Difference
Conserving energy is essential, and there are many ways for individuals to go about it. This area describes changes that can make a difference—if many act.

4. Changing Atmosphere
This area explains how scientists know that Earth's atmosphere is changing, and some of the expected effects.

5. Changing Ice
Ice is melting at the poles, and glaciers are shrinking. This area describes the present and possible future impact upon the world around us.

6. Changing Ocean
The ocean plays a vital role in climate by storing heat and carbon. This area explains the effects of higher CO2 levels and warming temperatures on marine systems.

7. Changing Land
This area explores the effect of climate change on land. Droughts and floods may become more common, with consequences for ecosystems and human society.

8. A New Energy Future
This area describes options for meeting the world's increasing demand for energy while reducing CO2 emissions.

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