Questions about climate change ?

by | Sep 19, 2017 | Article, Climate, Current, Recommended

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Have questions about climate change?  Whew, climate is complex, climate change is even more so.  Nonetheless, the New York Times plunges into it.  Below are some questions which the Times answers -see all their answers here.

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What’s Happening ?

  • How much is the Earth heating up?
  • What is the greenhouse effect?
  • Why do people deny the science of climate change?
  • How do we know humans are responsible for the increase in carbon dioxide?
  • Could natural factors be the cause of the warming?
  • Why do people deny the science of climate change?

What Could Happen?

  • How much trouble are we in?
  • How much should I worry about climate change affecting me directly?
  • How much will the seas rise?
  • Is recent crazy weather tied to climate change?

What can we do?

  • Are there any realistic solutions to the problem?
  • What is the Paris Agreement?
  • Does clean energy help or hurt the economy?
  • What about fracking or ‘clean coal’?
  • What’s the latest with electric cars?
  • What are carbon taxes, carbon trading and carbon offsets?
  • Climate change seems so overwhelming, What can I personally do about it?

 

See the New York Times article, and their answers,to the questions above here.