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EVR SCIENCE APRIL/03/2017Chapter 18: Global Climate ChangeIPCC: INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGETHE INTERGOVERNMENTAL PANEL ON CLIMATE CHANGE (IPCC)The report concluded that warming of the climate is unequivocal1.The atmosphere and oceans are warmer2.There is more precipitation3.Glaciers are melting and sea levels are rising4.There are more extreme weather events1. BURNING FOSSIL FUEL2. DEFORESTATION2000-2001: 58 HURRICANES HAVE AFFECTED FLORIDA1.Resulting in over$64 billion in damage2.Responsible for2050: PROJECTED COST OF HURRICANE DAMAGE$49 billion per yearHURRICANE PATRICIACLIMATE REFUGEES- Bet ween 50 million and 200 million people could be displaced by 2050 because of climatew2qchange (UN)SEA LEVEL RISE(BRIEF) HISTORY OF CLIMATE SCIENCE1.JOHN TYNDALL (1820-1893)- Established “Greenhouse properties of carbon dioxide and water vapor in 1850”.2.SVANTE ARRHENIUS (1859-1927)- Arrhenius was the first person to predict that emissions of carbon dioxide from the burningof fossil fuels

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