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Climate Science

Climate is changing. “The industrial activities that our modern civilization depends upon have raised atmospheric carbon dioxide levels by nearly 50% since 1750.” If you look at the rate of climate change over time, you can track both the gasses added to the atmosphere and the increase in extreme weather events.

 

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Earth Day Global Average Temperature

 

FAQ about Climate Change

 

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Reviews frequently asked questions about climate change, such as:

  • What’s the difference between climate change and global warming?
  • What’s the difference between weather and climate?
  • Is it too late to prevent climate change?
  • Do scientists agree on climate change?

 

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Reviews frequently asked questions about climate change, such as:

  • Is the globe warming?
  • Can we trust NOAA’s global temperature data record?
  • Are humans causing or contributing to global warming?
  • What scientific evidence exists that Earth is warming and that humans are the main cause?
  • How do we know the build-up of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is caused by humans?

 

Climate Science Overviews 

The following articles are excellent reviews of climate science.