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Biology 1101 LabClimate Change Assignment20 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.Follow the links provided and answer the questions below.Please do not simply copy and paste answers from the website. Use your own wordsso that I know you understand the concepts. Please insert your answers within the form space provided. Go to Click on “Global Temperature1.of the 19 warmest years on record have occurred since.2.The warmest year so far on record is Click on “Carbon Dioxide3.Carbon dioxide is released through what human activity 4.What natural processes release carbon dioxide? Scroll towards the top of the page to the section containing “Evidence”, “Causes”, “Effects”, and “Solutions”. Click on “Causes.”5.What is the “greenhouse effect”? 6.What gases contribute to the greenhouse effect? Answer: ...

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