15. Climate Change, a looming crisis

15. Climate Change, a looming crisis - Threats to...

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Threats to Biodiversity (IV) – Climate Change How can we reduce impacts to native species? Climate Change: The Crisis of Our Times
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Average 0.74°C increase in temperature in past 100 years, 0.65°C in past 50 years warming not uniform.
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“The whole (global warming) thing is created to destroy America's free enterprise system and our economic stability” -- Jerry Falwell One Issue, Two Perspectives “Two thousand scientists, in a hundred countries, engaged in the most elaborate, well organized scientific collaboration in the history of humankind, have produced long-since a consensus that we will face a string of terrible catastrophes unless we act to prepare ourselves and deal with the underlying causes of global warming.” -- Al Gore
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"According to a new U.N. report, the global warming outlook is much worse than originally predicted. Which is pretty bad when they originally predicted it would destroy the planet." --Jay Leno
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warming they expect the world's oceans to rise four and a half feet. The scientists say this can mean only
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2011 for the course ZOO 360 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Wisconsin.

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