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What is climate change?
Climate change refers to any long-term trends or shifts in climate over many decades. https://www.csiro.au/en/Research/OandA/Areas/Assessing-our-climate/Climate-change-QA/What
How has climate changed in the past?
There is a great deal of evidence that the Earth's climate has warmed over the past century.
How is climate likely to change in the future?
The Earth's future climate will depend on whether the world manages to slow or even reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but warming is likely to continue.
What are the impacts of climate change?
Increases in extreme climate events will pose challenges for Australia in the future.
Is the science settled?
A distinction needs to be made between science that is robust and science that is relatively uncertain. All conclusions should be based on peer-reviewed literature.
Where can I find more information about climate change?
Peer-reviewed papers provide a reliable and quality-assured source of information on climate change science.