Climate change stems from numerous sources, including accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the burning of coal and fossil fuels and even some natural Earth activities such as volcanic eruptions. Some clima... More »

Global warming indicates a change in the average temperature of the Earth as a whole, while climate change involves several factors in a localized situation. The media uses the two terms interchangeably, which often lead... More »

Current global climate change is the seventh climate change event in the past 650,000 years. Unlike past climate change episodes, many experts believe that human activity plays an important role in current global climate... More »

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Possible solutions to climate change include ceasing the use of fossil fuels, being more efficient in energy consumption and halting the cutting down of so many trees each year. Limiting the amount of children couples ha... More »

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Global warming is caused by an abundance of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere. The higher levels of carbon dioxide act the same as a blanket, keeping heat in and essentially warming up the temperature of the Earth... More »

Burning fossil fuels leads to global climate change by emitting carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases that trap heat in the Earth's atmosphere. Extracting and transporting fossil fuels also contribute to air and wate... More »

When fossil fuels are burned, they release carbon monoxide into the atmosphere that is believed to negatively affect Earth's climate and contribute to global warming. A reduction in fossil fuel usage slows climate change... More »