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Daniel Bang ISP 221 Weather Makers :16-20 Chapter sixteen first introduces us to the U.S.N.W.M.O (United States Nations World Meteorological Organization). This organization consists of 185 different countries who are responsible for monitoring observations and satellites. The chapter discusses computer models which are the main tools to predict climate change. One that is given some attention is the Hadley Center for Climate Prediction and Research. Nathan Gillet has discovered how global warming is altering sea level pressure, which is irrefutable evidence that greenhouse gasses are directly affecting a meteorological factor other than temperature, which has been the topic of much debate this past decade. Chapter seventeen talks about a “physical commitment to climate change.” Flanery says that if it’s any generation that is responsible for irresponsible energy consumption it is the baby boomer generation. To put things into perspective: “half of the energy generated since the
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2008 for the course ISP 221 taught by Professor Blah during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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