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BIOL 1101 Lab OnlineLab 1: Climate Change Assignment(25 points)Climate change(a phenomenon broader than one of its components, globalwarming) is a complex issue that involves a broad range of scientific disciplines.Much of what we hear in media reports of climate change is inaccurate and oftenmisleading. In this assignment, you will examine basic information about climatechange, observe how some scientists gather climate data, and see a few of theeffects of change on humans and other species. Keep in mind this is only asmattering of available information; I urge you to find out more.Go to Click on “Global Temperature”1.17 of the 18 warmest years on record have occurred since 2001.2.The warmest year so far on record is 2016Click on “Carbon Dioxide”3.Carbon dioxide levels in the air are at their highest in 650,000 years.Scroll down the page to the section containing “Evidence”, “Causes”, “Effects”, and “Solutions”.Click on “Causes.”4.What is the “greenhouse effect”?.
5.What gases contribute to the greenhouse effect?

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