Myths and Facts about Climate Change
MYTH 1. Scientists can’t agree. The jury is still out. Fact: An overwhelming majority of scientists agree that human activity is largely responsible for recent warming. MYTH 2. It’s just part of natural change. Fact: The climate has changed throughout the Earth’s history but this isn’t the same as saying that global warming in today’ s era is natural. In fact, past changes help scientists to understand the sensitivity of the global climate to forces such as the Sun, volcanoes and greenhouse gases. MYTH 3. The globe has stopped warming. Fact: Temperature records clearly show the world has continued to warm over the past century. MYTH 4. It’s the sun. Fact: The Sun obviously has a big influence on the Earth but changes in the Sun’s activity cannot explain the rise in global temperatures in recent decades. If anything, the Sun’s output has diminished in recent decades yet the world is still warming.
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