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a law stating that electric current is proportional to voltage and inversely proportional to resistance.

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Effects of Climate Change

1. Droughts and Heatwaves

This can lead to:

  • Failure of crops to grow - food shortages
  • water shortages
  • Heatwaves can kill humans
  • New Deserts are formed

2. More Violent Storms

Warm water transfers heat energy to the air above and leads to more evaporation of water. This can cause tropical storms and hurricanes which can lead to.

  • Destruction of property
  • Homelessness
  • Flooding

3. Rising sea levels

Rising sea levels lead to flooding in many areas such as Bangladesh and the Republic of the Maldives. There are currently one hundred million people living just one metre above sea level. This can... (More)

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The Paris Agreement due to come into force in 2020

  • Aim to limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.
  • Stop burning fossil fuels by 2100.
  • Aim to have 0 net carbon emissions by 2100.
  • Meet every five years to discuss progress and set new targets.
  • Rich nations help poorer ones with the cost reducing their carbon emissions and to help them deal with negative effects of climate change.