Adovocacy Tool Kit
- In the past 100 years, the global average
temperature has risen by about 0.74 degrees Celsius.
- The rate of change accelerated over
the course of the 20th Century.
- Projections in temperature rise for
the 21st century range from 2 to 4 degrees Celsius.
- It is very likely that this temperature
rise is mainly caused by the emission of what are known as greenhouse gases,
such as carbon dioxide (C02) and methane. They are increasing, mainly due
to the burning of fossil fuels including coal, gas and oil, deforestation,