Top 10 Climate Change Indicators : Reliable Yardsticks

Climate change indicators are observations that can be used to track the current state of climate and its trends. In order to bring objectivity in monitoring climate change, scientists have developed climate change indicators. The indicators are quantified and objective, based on data collected by countries all over the world. These demonstrate considerable change of climate over time.

The author is the former Director General of Meteorology, India Meteorological Department, Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Meteorology) and has also been the Principal Director (Information Technology) in the Indian Air force. Dr Tyagi is also a G'nY editorial board member.