What is climate change?

Human activity since the Industrial Revolution has increased the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, leading to increased radiative forcing from CO 2 , methane, tropospheric ozone , CFCs , and nitrous oxide.

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This conclusion is not drawn from any one source of data but is based on multiple lines of evidence, including three worldwide temperature datasets showing nearly identical warming trends as well as numerous other independent indicators of global warming e. Nature Communications. Archived from the original on 8 January The greenhouse effect is the process by which absorption and emission of infrared radiation by gases in a planet's atmosphere warm its lower atmosphere and surface.

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Quiz on the effects of deforestation. Retrieved 22 April Dozens of polar bears were seen entering homes and public buildings and inhabited areas, so Arkhangelsk region authorities declared a state of emergency on Saturday.

Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue. Activity doc, 1 MB. Opinion and climate change General Environmental ethics Media coverage of climate change Public opinion on climate change Popular culture Scientific opinion on climate change Scientists who disagree with the mainstream assessment Climate change denial Global warming conspiracy theory. Parris, A.

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What is climate change? History of climate change science. Deforestation Forests absorb huge amounts of carbon dioxide — a greenhouse gas — from the air, and release oxygen back into it.

Christopher Joyce 15 February Mitigation of climate change are actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, or enhance the capacity of carbon sinks to absorb greenhouse gases from the atmosphere.

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Climate change or global warming , is the process of our planet heating up.