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Biology 1101 LabClimate Change Assignment25 ptsClimate change (a phenomenon broader than one of its components, global warming) 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 often misleading. In this assignment, you will examine basic information about climate change, observe how some scientists gather climate data, and see a few of the effects of change on humans and other species. Keep in mind this is only a smattering 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 ____2016_____.Click 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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