What is La Niña and Causes and Effects of La Niña

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What is La Niña? La Niña is a natural event characterized by abnormal cold ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific. It is actually the opposite of El Niño which is normally realized when the Equatorial Pacific experiences unusual warm ocean temperatures. According to the Australian Bureau of meteorology, La Niña is the positive stage of … Read more

What is El Niño and What are Causes and Effects of El Niño

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What is an El Niño? El Niño is a natural phenomenon experienced in the equatorial Pacific which causes temporary alterations in the world climate. It is normally characterized by complex and abnormally warm ocean temperatures in the Pacific Ocean in the area near the equator which results in global weather events and sea-surface temperature changes. … Read more

Introduction to Global Climate Change

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What is Global Climate Change? There is still much confusion caused by willful or unwitting ignorance in regard to what we are going to refer to here as global climate change. In this introduction we distinguish between climate change and global warming and correlate the phenomena, real or imagined, and conclude with our own statement … Read more

Natural and Man-made Causes of Climate Change

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Causes of Climate Change The climate changes when the total amount of energy in the Earth’s atmosphere changes. The energy changes spread out around the globe upsetting climate processes. There are many causes for these energy shifts, called climate forcers; some internal in the climate itself, some natural but external to climate, and some man-made. … Read more

How Does Deforestation Affect Climate Change?

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How Does Deforestation Affect Climate Change? Deforestation is an important factor in global climate change. It is well known that deforestation is a big problem in the world today, with hundreds and even thousands of vulnerable forest being cut down both for tinder and to make way for arable farmland for cows and other livestock. … Read more

Is Climate Change Real?

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Is Climate Change Real? Climate change is the change in Earth’s surface temperatures, mostly due to burning of fossil fuels which releases carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. There is a lot of confusing information on the Internet about whether or not climate change is real. It seems like every time there … Read more

Effects of Greenhouse Gases on Climate Change

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Effects of Greenhouse Gases on Climate Change The reason our Earth is habitable is because it is like a greenhouse. Sunlight penetrates through the atmosphere, warming the Earth’s surface, then radiating back to space (infrared radiation). A portion of this outgoing heat is retained in the Earth’s atmosphere and radiated all around by greenhouse gases. … Read more

10 Solutions For Climate Change

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10 Solutions For Climate Change Whenever we hear of climate change, the first thing that comes to our mind is global warming. Global warming is the cause of climate change. In simpler words, climate change is the change in weather patterns which can last for extended period of time, even millions of years. As mentioned, … Read more

40 Amazing Climate Change Facts

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40 Amazing Climate Change Facts Climate change and global warming are hot topics these days. Studies conducted by various scientists suggest that climate change is happening and it could have devastating and damaging effects on human life. So, what is climate change? Due to burning of fossil fuels, the atmospheric concentrations of carbon dioxide have … Read more

20 Fantastic Ways To Stop Climate Change

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20 Fantastic Ways To Stop Climate Change Climate change is a frightening thing. Although a 1 degree rise in temperature sounds minimal, the effects of climate change are far-reaching, with floods, super-storms and droughts on the increase and seemingly no way to stop them. The powers that be hold conferences and pass memorandums, but it … Read more