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A general overview of global warming and the science behind its understanding. Explore a range of easy-to-understand climate maps in a single interface featuring the work of noaa scientists, each snapshot is a public-friendly version of an existing data product launch data snapshots. Boldly fighting climate change by cutting carbon pollution and expanding clean energy and efficiency is the most powerful thing our generation can do to build a better future for our children. Our planet is in the midst of significant global climate change that has great potential for affecting the way we live scientists are observing increases in temperature, changes in the chemistry of the atmosphere and oceans, shifts in water availability and vegetation, and changes in patterns. This page introduces what climate change is, the potential impacts and resistance to the otherwise accepted understanding that it is man-made climate change.
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Paul andersen explains how the climate on the earth is affected by the amount of solar radiation and the greenhouse affect the addition of anthropogenic greenhouse gases has led to global warming which is impacting humans on the planet. Climate change is the issue of our time you can fight it with cool effect. Big questions what does global climate change mean what is the big deal with carbon what is the greenhouse effect how do we know the climate is changing. Environmental defense fund careers offices contact us for the media search: donate a global game changer for energy efficiency investments march 9, 2018 how climate change hurts us. On the outskirts of kakuma in northwestern kenya always arid, the area has become hotter and drier with the onset of climate change credit joao silva/the new york times.