ISP assignment 8 - The Intergovernmental Panels article on...

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The Intergovernmental Panel’s article on climate change was a very fascinating read, and gave more evidence on things that I have previously learned in earlier assignments. The first section is about the observations that have been made by scientists since global warming first came about. Evidence in the rising of sea levels, warmness of weather and decreases of snow and increasing amounts of rain were listed. The author states “Of more than 29,000 observational data series, from 75 studies, that show significant change in many physical and biological systems, more than 89% are consistent with the direction of change expected as a response from warming.” This emphasizes the significance of the observations that are being made by scientists. In section two, evidence that gives reason to the changes are being brought to light. The atmospheric concentrations of CO2 and CH4 significantly surpass the natural range causing a huge dilemma for our planet. Fossil fuels are responsible for a lot of the
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This note was uploaded on 05/25/2011 for the course ISP 221 taught by Professor Blah during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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