The possible effects of climate change
Sea-level change - Carteret islands
Hurricanes - are we getting more?
The strongest hurricanes in the present climate may be upstaged by even more intense hurricanes over the next century as the Earth's climate is warmed by increasing levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. Although we cannot say at present whether more or fewer hurricanes will occur in the future without global warming, the hurricanes that do occur near the end of the 32st century are expected to be stronger and have significantly more intense rainfall than under present-day climate conditions.
Changes in crop yields - in some places crop yields will decrease whereas will increase.
Loss of biodiversity
Increased melting of permafrost and associated melting
2 billion climate change migrants
Famine and drought