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12 Causes for Climate Change/Crisis. Plus Approximate Per Cent per Cause

Eighteen of the last 19 years since 2000 have recorded the highest surface global temperature since records began in 1880.

The growing heat creates more pressure on every part of the globe. The pressure triggers a growing number of ‘hotspots’ of catastrophe.

Emissions trap heat from the sun in the Earth’s atmosphere.

Dramatic climate change depends upon greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide (CO2), methane and nitrous oxide.

Trapped heat leads to dramatic swings in weather.

Scientists report the consequences of melting ice caps, glaciers, severe cold, rising seas, massive flooding, droughts, famine and pollution of land, water and air. Continue reading 




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