Emerging Negative Effects of Climate Change
- May 14, 2019 3:21 pm GMT
Climate change is caused by greenhouse gases, primarily carbon dioxide and methane, increasing in the atmosphere. This results in atmospheric warming. There are also many secondary effects. Increasing atmospheric temperatures and disruptions in atmospheric and ocean currents have caused major changes to weather patterns around the world. This paper is about an emerging understanding of the changes, and the impacts (so far), especially in North America.
Note that I updated this paper (minor) in July of 2021. This paper was originally posted in September 2019.
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