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Climate Change

What is Climate Change?

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What is Climate Change

Climate change is a natural phenomenon, which continually occurs on our planet. It can be a gradual or a sudden process...

 

Greenhouse Gases

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Greenhouse Gases

Carbon Dioxide is not the only greenhouse gas but it is the one most people associate with global warming since it is by far the most abundant and most obviously linked to the combustion of fossil fuels.

 

Fossil Fuel Ticker

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Fossil Fuel Ticker

See how much fossil fuel we mine world wide at a glance...

 

What are Fossil Fuels?

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What are Fossil Fuels

Imagine the chemical ooze from decomposing animals and plants; well it contains chemical energy in the form of carbon based organic molecules...

 

Fossil Fuels, Food and Population

In addition to providing electricity to power our mobile phones and heat our homes, fossil fuels provide energy to make fertilizers, pesticides, and agricultural tools and to provide agricultural transport. As a result of this abundant and relatively low cost source of energy the worlds food yields increase and greater populations can be sustained ......

 

Human Induced Climate Change

The potential for human induced climate change by carbon dioxide CO2 emission and the Greenhouse effect was deduced by a clever Swede called Arrhenius in 1896, he thought it would take thousands of years to be a problem, since CO2 emission were low back then. With 20th century industrialization it was realized in the late 1970’s - early 1980’s that human induced climate change could be a problem over the next century and by the 1990’s climate change had be come a mainstream science .....

 


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