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Global warming pace risks ‘unstoppable’ sea level rise as Antarctic ice sheet melts

Major cities threatened by sea level rise. The cities indicated are under threat of even a small sea level rise (of 1.6 foot/49 cm) compared to the level in 2010. Capping global warming at 1.5 ° C would halve the sea level rise that the world will face from melting...

AOC, Democrats want ‘Civilian Corps’ established to fight climate change

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressive lawmakers want to create a 1.5 million-man "climate corps" that would provide a major overhaul of how the government handles climate change. Civil Climate Corps members would become locally trained and work with community...

Man charged with arson at historic Catholic church in Southern California

Mission San Gabriel Arcángel A man was charged on Tuesday with setting the blaze, which destroyed the historic Mission of San Gabriel in the early hours of last summer. John David Corey, 57, faces several charges, including two counts of arson at an occupied building...

Republicans ask why White House ousted climate scientist

In August 2006, President George W. Bush hosted seven White House press secretaries before the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room underwent renovation. From left, Joe Lockhart, Dee Dee Myers and Marlin F. Two House Republicans are asking the White House for documents...

Durango, Colorado: Woman killed in apparent bear attack after walk with dog

A 39-year-old Colorado woman has died in an apparent black bear attack-only the fourth fatal attack in the state since records began in 1960, authorities announced on Saturday. The body of the 39-year-old Durango woman was found Friday by her friend, hours after she...

Deadly Wildfire in California Was Allegedly Begun to Cover Up a Murder

Five of the twenty largest wildfires in California history were part of the 2020 wildfire season. Police in California have revealed that the 2020 Markley fire that led to one of the nation's biggest wildfires on record, along with other fires, was started to cover up...

Most common questions about climate change 

What is nature of climate change?

Climate change is a change in the pattern of weather, and related changes in oceans, land surfaces and ice sheets, occurring over time scales of decades or longer. Weather is the state of the atmosphere, its temperature, humidity, wind, rainfall and so on—over hours to weeks.

What are the 5 effects of climate change?
  • rising maximum temperatures.
  • rising minimum temperatures.
  • rising sea levels.
  • higher ocean temperatures.
  • an increase in heavy precipitation (heavy rain and hail)
  • shrinking glaciers.
  • thawing permafrost.
How does climate change affect the natural environment?
  • Climate change is having serious impacts on the world’s water systems through more flooding and droughts. Warmer air can hold a higher water content, which makes rainfall patterns more extreme. Rivers and lakes supply drinking water for people and animals and are a vital resource for farming and industry.

How can we prevent climate change?
  • Speak up! 
  • Power your home with renewable energy. 
  • Weatherize, weatherize, weatherize. 
  • Invest in energy-efficient appliances. 
  • Reduce water waste. 
  • Actually eat the food you buy and make less of it meat. 
  • Buy better bulbs.
  • Pull the plug(s).
What are 3 facts about climate change?
  • Fact 1: Most of the increase in global temperatures since 1950 has been caused by human activity.
  • Fact 2: The average temperature of the Earth is determined by the greenhouse effect. 
  • Fact 3: Global temperatures have increased by about 1° Celsius in the past century.
How will climate change happen?

Humans are increasingly influencing the climate and the earth’s temperature by burning fossil fuels, cutting down rainforests and farming livestock. This adds enormous amounts of greenhouse gases to those naturally occurring in the atmosphere, increasing the greenhouse effect and global warming.

What are the bad effects of changes in nature?

Some changes have bad effect like pollution and destruction of habitat and lose of lives. Improper disposal of garbage, harmful chemicals and human waste can cause changes. It can pollute air, land and water.

What are the five major causes of climate?

These have been caused by many natural factors, including changes in the sun, emissions from volcanoes, variations in Earth’s orbit and levels of carbon dioxide.

What are 4 effects of climate change?

Increased heat, drought and insect outbreaks, all linked to climate change, have increased wildfires. Declining water supplies, reduced agricultural yields, health impacts in cities due to heat, and flooding and erosion in coastal areas are additional concerns.

Is climate change bad 2020?

Global temperature rise. The planet was warmer by 1.2 degrees Celsius from January to October in 2020 than the pre-industrial average measured between 1850 and 1900, according to the Nature report. This is the second-warmest recorded when compared to similar periods in historical data.

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Global warming pace risks ‘unstoppable’ sea level rise as Antarctic ice sheet melts

Major cities threatened by sea level rise. The cities indicated are under threat of even a small sea level rise (of 1.6 foot/49 cm) compared to the level in 2010. Capping global warming at 1.5 ° C would halve the sea level rise that the world will face from melting...

AOC, Democrats want ‘Civilian Corps’ established to fight climate change

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other progressive lawmakers want to create a 1.5 million-man "climate corps" that would provide a major overhaul of how the government handles climate change. Civil Climate Corps members would become locally trained and work with community...

Man charged with arson at historic Catholic church in Southern California

Mission San Gabriel Arcángel A man was charged on Tuesday with setting the blaze, which destroyed the historic Mission of San Gabriel in the early hours of last summer. John David Corey, 57, faces several charges, including two counts of arson at an occupied building...

Republicans ask why White House ousted climate scientist

In August 2006, President George W. Bush hosted seven White House press secretaries before the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room underwent renovation. From left, Joe Lockhart, Dee Dee Myers and Marlin F. Two House Republicans are asking the White House for documents...

Durango, Colorado: Woman killed in apparent bear attack after walk with dog

A 39-year-old Colorado woman has died in an apparent black bear attack-only the fourth fatal attack in the state since records began in 1960, authorities announced on Saturday. The body of the 39-year-old Durango woman was found Friday by her friend, hours after she...

Deadly Wildfire in California Was Allegedly Begun to Cover Up a Murder

Five of the twenty largest wildfires in California history were part of the 2020 wildfire season. Police in California have revealed that the 2020 Markley fire that led to one of the nation's biggest wildfires on record, along with other fires, was started to cover up...

Grenfell survivors condemn ‘indefensible’ new fire safety legislation and accuse ministers of ‘breaking promises’

Hanover House, a residential tower block in Sheffield, with its cladding partially removed after failing fire safety tests following the Grenfell fire. Survivors and survivors of London's Grenfell Tower disaster have condemned the UK government's "indefensible" fire...

Germany’s highest court orders Government to set post-2030 climate goals

The High Court of Australia, the supreme court in the Australian court hierarchy and the final court of appeal in Australia. Germany's highest court ruled Thursday the government needs to set clear targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions beyond 2030, arguing...

California wildfire that killed 2 was started to cover up crime, officials say

Aerial view of smoke from the 2017 fires in Napa and Sonoma Counties, California, on October 12 from near the south end of Lake Berryessa, nearest to the Atlas fire and looking toward the Nuns fire. A Northern California wildfire that killed two people has been...

Senate Votes to Restore Obamacare’s Regulation of Methane, One Climate

The US Senate voted on Thursday to reverse President Donald Trump's move to soften Obama-era rules that curb climate-changing methane emissions from oil and gas fields. Martin Heinrich, D-NM, Angus King, I-ME, and Edward Markey, D-Mass., introduced the resolution...

Republicans ask why White House ousted climate scientist

In August 2006, President George W. Bush hosted seven White House press secretaries before the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room underwent renovation. From left, Joe Lockhart, Dee Dee Myers and Marlin F. Two House Republicans are asking the White House for documents...

Deadly Wildfire in California Was Allegedly Begun to Cover Up a Murder

Five of the twenty largest wildfires in California history were part of the 2020 wildfire season. Police in California have revealed that the 2020 Markley fire that led to one of the nation's biggest wildfires on record, along with other fires, was started to cover up...

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