The Effects Of Climate Change On The Earth

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The studies of Earth have showed that in the last hundred years, the temperature has gone up one degree Fahrenheit. Even just one degree can make a big difference to the Earth’s natural form. The warming of the Earth has caused the snow and ice to melt much faster and the ocean levels to rise. In the next hundred years the effects will be more severe.
There are normally cooler parts of the Earth that are heavily impacted by climate change. Some that have been observed are the land areas in the Arctic. There are also seasonal differences due to the warming of the Earth. The second half of the 20th century had intense winter warming in some places such as: Canada, Alaska, Northern Europe and Asia. There was also intense summer warming in places across the Mediterranean and Middle East. Some places in the United States, also suffered from intense warming. Record high temperatures and heat waves have increased in most regions across the world, while record cold temperatures have decreased.
Climate change has also had a major impact on snow and ice. There are strong warming’s in the Artic causing glaciers to melt and ocean levels to rise. James Balog, the photographer from Chasing Ice, had taken pictures of a glacier in the Artic and went back six months later and discovered that more than half of the glacier had melted. It had such a significant height change, that, James questioned if it was even the same glacier he had photographed the six months before. The average annual
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