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Climate Change: Real and Present

Climate change, although a widely debated issue, is impacted the world more and more on a daily basis. Climate change is the long-term affect of human-caused damage to the Earth and its different environments. Often climate change if referred to simply as global warming, and, while global warming is a part of climate change, itContinue reading “Climate Change: Real and Present” Continue reading

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climate change and the coronavirus

With the COVID-19 outbreak, a virus that has infected over 90,000 people worldwide, I’ve started to wonder how this may impact our wellbeing on an environmental level. Global warming, a phenomena caused by human activity, such as the releasing of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere poses many consequences for Earth’s inhabitants.Continue reading “climate change and the coronavirus” Continue reading

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Blog Post 4

Image from Environment Blog It is important to understand that Climate Change is something that normally happens to planets. Earth will be around for a while. It does not matter if it goes through climate change; the Earth will remain. It is the humans and animals who will die off if the planet warms immensely. … Continue reading Blog Post 4 Continue reading

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Blog 4 – The Sunspot Cycle and Earth’s Climate

For this blog I thought I’d write about how sunspots affect the Earth’s climate, as I am studying environmental sciences and I recently took Professor Gilligan’s Global Climate Change course (highly recommended and it counts for AXLE).  Sunspots are the most interesting feature on the sun’s surface.  They are the dark patches that periodically appear […] Continue reading

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Climate Change & Global Warming

I believe that everyone knows that our planet’s climate is changing, and everyone has heard about terms such as “climate change” and “global warming”. Although it a very well known topic, I am not sure that most people are aware of why and what is happening, and how it affects our society. In this blog […] Continue reading

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As climate change heats up, Arctic residents struggle to keep their homes

The Guardian published an intriguing article today regarding climate change and the huge impact it is having on our planet. More specifically, the impact it is having near the North Pole. It describes the rising temperatures and rising sea levels and the impact that this has on people residing in this area. The scariest part? […] Continue reading

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Climate Change

Climate change is unfortunately vastly overlooked as a serious threat to our species today. NASA itself has a detailed list on its website devoted to the current evidence of climate change. The list includes the following phenomena: Sea level rise Global temperature rise Warming oceans Shrinking ice sheets Declining Arctic sea ice Glacial retreat Extreme […] Continue reading

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Climate Change

Today, one of the most pressing issues in society is climate change. The Earth, due to pollution and the ensuing increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, is experiencing global warming. Average temperatures around the globe have increased a few degrees Celsius in the past few decades. While that may not seem like a lot,… Continue reading

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Exploring Climate Change in Google Earth

The video below is an introduction to a series of videos that utilize Google Earth to inform viewers of problems involving climate change and global warming. The “tours” can be downloaded here. These tours are very informative and allow the user to pause them to explore the Google Earth content on their own. I think […] Continue reading

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Sources of Climate Change

Since many sources claiming to distribute accurate information regarding climate change tend to have some sort of their own political agenda, I will concentrate mostly on the discussion of climate […] Continue reading

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