Global Warming Facts: Surprising Climate Change Facts

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Climate Change Facts

The greenhouse gases are actually required to maintain habitable environment on earth, but global warming is happening due to over-emittance of these gases.

Greenhouses gases will remain in the atmosphere for many years making impossible to eliminate global warming for several decades.

Sea levels will rise by 7-23 inches by the end of this century due to global warming, according to IPCC 2007 report.

Since 1880, the average temperature has risen by 1.4 degree Fahrenheit.

The last two decades of the 20th century have been hottest in the last 400 years, as reported by climate climates.

The average temperature in Russia, Western Canada and Russia has risen at twice the global average, according to a report compiled by the multinational Arctic Impact Assessment between 2000 and 2004.

The Arctic ice is melting rapidly. By 2040 the region is expected to have a completely ice free summer, or even earlier.

Coral reefs are suffering the worst bleaching with the highest dying record since 1980, due to global warming and pollution.

Global warming is causing extreme weather changes. Droughts, wildfires, extinction of endangered species, melting of polar ice caps, severe tropical storms, floods, depletion of ocean layer and heat waves are some of its effects.

Sea levels have risen about 7 inches in the last 100 years that is more than the previous 2000 years combined. If this rate continues then it could threaten the loves of people living along the coastal areas.

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