Grace Lange on October 5th, 2009

Global warming has already begun to impact our sea levels, and is projected to have an impact in the future. According to the fourth assessment report of the IPCC, the sea-level is predicted to rise between .5 and 1.2m by 2100. Further evidence has predicted an accelerated increase in sea levels due to feedback loops […]

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Bettina Cerban on September 28th, 2009

The difference between my position on environmental issues and my mother’s is that, beyond knowledge on the scientific aspects of climate change, I am aware that the political decisions that determine whether we face this problem head on, or cross our arms and whine about lost innocence (and income), are being made now.

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ramosj on September 28th, 2009

imply put, the primary factor of human impact on global climate change is the recent increase of fossil fuel burning, which use has been relatively increasing since the industrial revolution.

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munnd on September 28th, 2009

LET IT BE KNOWN—humans have had an increasingly significant role in changes to the Earth’s climate. But really, how could we not? With industrialization and development, lifestyles/cultures that favor individualism and consumerism, and an increasing populace demanding their share of the energy sector—all within the past few hundred years—how could changes not take place? Indeed, […]

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Andrea Dominguez on September 28th, 2009

How can we be sure that it is humans driving climate change? It’s simple, look at all possible natural causes and weigh them against the evidence of the latest changes. In other words, compare the possible and measurable effects of any given “natural” cause of climate change with the actual climate change. Then compare the […]

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