The atmosphere is warming. We're starting to feel the effects.
A warming atmosphere affects more than just air temperatures: while heat waves and droughts are becoming more common and intense, rainstorms are also becoming more powerful, sometimes provoking dangerous floods.
Surrounding Earth is a layer of air, the atmosphere, where conditions are always changing.Try your hand at
predicting weather patterns by making a wind vane, a rain gauge, and a barometer.
Climate Change Graphics from the Hall of Planet Earth
A year without a summer? Volcanic eruptions recorded in ice? Take a look at the world through the eyes of a geologist, and see the effects of climate changes.