The author first discusses the two most important climatic parameters, introduces the components of the climatic system, explains how and why man contributes to the unwanted global climatic change and describes the most important factor, e.g. the change in the composition of the air in the main section of the paper. (orig.).
Grassl, H 
- Max-Planck-Institut fuer Meteorologie, Hamburg (Germany, F.R.) Hamburg Univ. (Germany, F.R.). Meteorologisches Inst.