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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