Climate Change Basics

Climate Change Trends

CC trendsClimate change is already creating problems for both human and natural systems.

Scientists have documented changes in:

    • Temperature
    • Sea level
    • Heat waves
    • Severe storms
    • Precipitation
    • Wildfire
    • Snow pack
    • Species distribution

    While each and every extreme event can’t be blamed on climate change, the frequency and severity of such events are both increasing over time. A useful analogy is the recent uptick in the use of steroids in professional baseball – can you attribute any single home run to the use of steroids? Not really. Climate change is basically the climate – on steroids.

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