After the Industrial Revolution that took place in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in Europe, increases in the machinery used, population and the need for energy have boosted the reliance on fossil fuels and the release of greenhouse gases. As a result of this, global temperatures, which had been in balance with the natural greenhouse effect, have increased, and the problem of climate change emerged. The search for a solution to this across boundaries phenomenon started to attract international attention in the 1970s. Since parochial actions cannot prevent climate change, the main arguments have concentrated on the fact that a solution is possible not through local or regional efforts but global ones, and each country’s contribution in proportion to its capabilities is necessary. Recent research has shown that if no solution is found, the temperatures will continue to increase even more, resulting in a severe threat to the living on earth. This article examined the factors that bring about climate change as a global problem, the symptoms and efforts related to this, and Turkey’s stance within this global effort.
Global climate change, global warming, greenhouse effect, international conventions, Turkey
|Journal Section||Research Articles|
|Publication Date||January 29, 2022|
|Submission Date||October 4, 2021|
|Acceptance Date||October 19, 2021|
|Published in Issue||Year 2022 Volume: 6 Issue: 1|
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