Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter, students will be able to do the following:

14.1 Identify the variety of signs or symptoms of climate change

14.2 Analyze the sources of climate change related to human activity

14.3 Assess the threats to global stability posed by elements of climate change considering rising sea levels, extreme weather events, food insecurity, and violent conflict

14.4 Evaluate the potential of various methods proposed for improving the earth’s health and limiting climate change

14.5 Compare and contrast the measures that should be taken at global, societal, and local levels to combat climate change