What is Climate Change?

Climate Change refers to a range of changes in the Earth’s climate from local to global scales that have a broad range of impacts on human society and natural ecosystems. These impacts include heat waves, drought, famine, extreme weather events and flooding. The climate is driven by energy from the Sun, aerosols (tiny particles in […]

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7 Ways to Help Save Wildlife

Wildlife, the animals and plants that live in nature, provides a balance and stability to the natural systems of our planet. It also helps to connect people to their environment and teaches us about the importance of sustaining our planet. Our World Many people depend on wildlife for their food and recreation. Some wildlife species […]

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Fingerprinting Climate Change

Climate Change The Earth’s climate is a complex system that depends on the balance of energy from the sun (the source of most of our sunlight) absorbed by the planet and re-emitted as heat. It also depends on the amount of water vapor in the atmosphere and the extent of polar ice sheets. Any disturbance […]

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The Importance of the Ocean

The ocean is one of Earth’s largest and most important natural resources. It regulates rainfall and drought, holds 97% of the planet’s water and absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. It is home to a huge diversity of life and is essential for human health, including food, jobs and recreation. The sea provides a vital […]

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How Does Climate Change Affect Us?

Until the early 20th century, natural factors caused atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations to vary within a range of about 180 to 300 parts per million by volume (ppmv). Since that time, human activities have increased carbon dioxide emission and have risen the Earth’s CO2 concentration to an unprecedented level. Greenhouse gases cause climate change by […]

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