More on Climate Change
Send Us Feedback
Compare My Score
Roll over the question numbers on the globe below to test your knowledge on climate change.

Cookies must be enables beyond this point

  Question 8 Answer C
Global cooling occurred as a result of the Renaissance Period
Which answer below provides the best explanation for the following temperature record
  c) Global cooling occurred as a result of the Renaissance Period

No, that is incorrect.

The primary cause of variations in Earth’s climate is the regular variations in the brightness of the Sun and changes in Earth's orbit about the Sun. In addition to 40-year cycles and 300-year cycles, other temperature cycles include:

For more information, see and


Click for the Next Question

Click to see other answers:    a      b   
Produced with the assistance of Dr. Tim Ball & Tom Harris, B. Eng., M. Eng. (Mech.), Executive Director, International Climate Science Coalition.
CSCCC FCPP is a member of Civil Society Coalition on Climate Change.
For more information see
© Frontier Centre for Public Policy 2017.