Climate Change vs. Environmental Change

Nature
Climate Change
Mainly related to atmospheric Processes
Climate Change
Vs
Environmental Change
Environmental Change
Nature
Realated to all processes affecting the environment
Categorization
Categorization
Category that includes climate change
Subset of environmental change
Containment Level
Less contained because discovery of it is
relatively recent
Containment Level
More contained since it has been a Known
problem for longer
Human influence
Human influence
Humans only become a significant factor
in the past 100-200 years.
Humans become a significant factor beginning
ca. 100,0000 years ago.
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