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What are El Niño and La Niña?

“El Niño and La Niña are complex weather patterns resulting from variations in ocean temperatures in the Equatorial Pacific–officially known as the El Niño-Southern Oscillation… 80 more words


Layers of the Atmosphere

A mixture of gases that surrounds the Earth is called the atmosphere. The Earth’s atmosphere is divided into four layers. These layers are all extremely important properties that protect us from the Sun’s ultra-violet rays, keeps the Earth warm and cool enough to live, and controls what the weather is like. 201 more words

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Convincing commoners of catastrophe

You will write a letter to the two individuals you identified in D8 to try to convince them to do their part in your mitigation plan. 452 more words

Individual Impacts Letter

Dear father with a new baby and executive at a petroleum company,

As you may or may not know, there has been a rise in carbon dioxide levels over the many years. 977 more words

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Assessing Fruit Tree Damage After a Freeze

The relatively surprisingly bad Southeast Texas freezes of January 6th and 7th, 2017, left many of us wondering how our semitropical fruit trees have done. There are really three questions: 426 more words

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This is one form of climate change mitigation.

The significance of cow farts and burps to climate change:

“Ruminant animals are responsible for roughly 20 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions globally…

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