Question 43 3 out of 3 points even if we stopped

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Question 43 3 out of 3 points Even if we stopped emitting carbon dioxide (and other GHGs) today, global temperatures would continue to rise due to GHGs already in the atmosphere. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True Response Feedback: Unfortunately, this is true. Question 44 3 out of 3 points
Polar bears are literally drowning due to low levels of Arctic summer sea ice, as they depend on this ice to rest when they are out hunting. Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True Question 45 3 out of 3 points The extent of Arctic sea ice has started to shrink, while sea level has already started to rise around the world, as a result of global warming.
Selected Answer: True Correct Answer: True Question 46 3 out of 3 points As more ice melts in the Arctic exposing more water surfaces, what will happen to the rate of melting of the remaining ice?
faster Corr ect Ans wer: it will speed up, because the water absorbs more energy than ice, causing the remaining ice to melt faster Resp onse Feedb ack: it will speed up, because the water absorbs more energy than ice, causing the remaining ice to melt faster. This is called a feedback loop. Question 47 3 out of 3 points How is global climate change influencing precipitation events? more drought in some areas
Question 48 3 out of 3 points The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) was composed of 50 scientists, one from each state within the U.S.
Selected Answer: False Correct Answer: False Respon se Feedba ck: Correct, this is FALSE. This panel included 3500 scientists from many different countries. Question 49 3 out of 3 points Who was the non-scientist whose observations led to a new field of science called paleoclimatology?
Question 50 3 out of 3 points There have always been bad hurricanes (also called typhoons or cyclones) on Earth, and so global climate change does not play a factor in the strength of these storms.
Correct Answer: False

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