Climate Change

The scientific basis of climate change.


Compiled by a team from the A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute, a non-profit energy transition research organization established in 2011, this climate change FactBook collates academic peer-reviewed content covering the scientific facts regarding climate change. Prepared ahead of the COP 21 meeting held in Paris in December 2015, the document aims to make accessible to a wide audience the key scientific aspects of climate change.

Key scientific facts covered in this FactBook include:

  • The core scientific concepts relating to climate change and global warming
  • The evidence for past and recent changes in the earth’s climate
  • The attribution of observed changes
  • The projections made by the most recent climate models
  • The potential consequences of these projections for ecosystems and society


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