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Sources of climate science

30 September 2019

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Last week, students and environmentalists took part in a high-profile global climate strike started by youth activist Greta Thunberg. The remarkable media attention for the events has caused many to wonder about the science of climate change. How do we know what we know?

Key indicators of climate change include the freeze and melt cycles of sea ice, as well as the shifts in global temperature trends.

Source: University of Manitoba

Image credit: University of Manitoba - Greta Thunberg meets with Dr. Julienne Stroeve, senior Canada-150 research chair in climate forcing of sea ice at the University of Manitoba centre for earth observation science (ceos).