Facts and Projections on Climate Change

  • Theodoros ZachariadisEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science book series (BRIEFSENVIRONMENTAL)


This chapter outlines the main facts about changes in the global climate in recent decades and established projections of climate scientists regarding the future evolution of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions, temperature, sea level and precipitation. Apart from the global level, the past and future evolution of key climate variables in Europe, the Mediterranean region and Cyprus is described. Latest available information from international and regional studies is used for this purpose.


Climate model Concentration pathways Precipitation Radiative forcing Sea level Temperature 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cyprus University of TechnologyLimassolCyprus

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