Natural Forces of Climate Change

We are in winter now, in London, and we enjoy or suffer the seasons (according to individual taste) because of the earth’s tilt. At 23.5⁰ the tilt of the earth enables the earth to receive more concentrated light in the summer months and les concentrate light in the winter months. If the earth titled a few degrees more the summer months would probably get more concentrated light further North and the North Pole would be ice free. If the earth titled less there would be less ice melting at the poles in the summer and if the earth did not tilt at all then the seasons would only occur to the extent that the slight elliptical orbit provide less concentrated daylight and more concentrated daylight according to the distance of the earth from the sun. Continue reading