climate change

Characteristics of intertropical convergence zones

Characteristic of inter tropical convergences zone

The following are characteristic of intertropical convergences zone Zone of a low atmosphere pressure Lies 23 ½ 0 w and 231/2 0 S Southeast and North East  trade winds converge at it Migrates northern and south with the apparent movement of the sun It is associated with convectional rainfall Characterized by high temperatures

Causes of desertification

Top 10 causes of desertification

Desertification refers to the development of desert-like conditions in an area and more so in a region adjacent to a desert. It may be expressed as the advancement or extension of the desert. Desertification has been commonly experienced in the Sahel region of Africa. In East Africa desert-like conditions have been experienced or developed in …

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Negative effects of climate change

21 negative effects of climate change

Climate change refers to the shift in global temperatures and precipitation overtime. It is a long term alteration in the weather patterns especially temperature and storm activity. In other words it is the man made or natural shift in average atmospheric conditions overtime. The following are the negative effects of climate change Water shortage due …

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Causes and effects of global climate change

CAUSES AND EFFECTS OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate change is a significant and lasting change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods ranging from decades to millions of years. CAUSES OF GLOBAL CLIMATIC CHANGE Both natural and human factors change the earth’s climates Since the industrial era began humans have had an increasing effect on climate particularly by adding billions …

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