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    • Effects of Global Warming By: Yohaidy Pichardo Instructor: k.Peltomaa
    • What is causing the climate change?
      • The high concentration of GHGs in the atmosphere are a result of the fossil fuels that we use to do things like heat our homes, generate our electricity, run our cars, produce consumer goods and transport food.
      • Current concentrations are about 380 parts per million.
    • How much warmer is it?
      • Globally, the mercury is already up more than 1 degree Fahrenheit.
    • When will the climate change occur?
      • The effects of rising temperatures aren’t waiting, They’re happening right now.
    • What wildlife is affected?
      • Caribou (reindeer)
      • Arctic foxes
      • Toads
      • Polar bears
      • Penguins
      • Gray wolves
      • Tree swallows
      • Painted turtles
      • Salmons
    • Some impacts from increasing temperatures are already happening.
      • Ice is melting worldwide, especially at the earth’s pole.
      • Sea level rise became faster over the last century.
      • Precipitation (rain and snowfall) has increased across the globe.
    • Signs are everywhere… no more snow
    • More pest invading due to warming temperatures.
    • This glacier was once the biggest in South America, but it is now disappearing at a rate of 200 meters per year.
    • Rising tides
    • What can we do?
      • The question of what to do about it remains controversial.
      • The choices we make today will determine the climate our children inherit.
    • References
      • www.NationalGeographic.com
      • www.effectsofglobalwarming.com
      • www.sciencedaily.com
      • www.google.com
      • www.environmentalsociety.com