The Global Climate Change : How Do I Know What You Believe?

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The Global Climate Change Debate- how do I know what to believe?
Brief explanation and history
The scientific discovery of climate change began in the early 19th century, when ice ages and other natural changes were first suspected. It was also around the same time when natural greenhouse effects were first identified. John Mercer was a glaciologist following the work of John T. Hollin (1962) suggesting that climatic warming and rising sea levels are causing the Antarctic ice shelves to retreat. This discovery is one of the major discoveries that contributed to the publication of global warming. Since this point the methods and ways of collecting the data have improved showing more detailed evidence of global warming.
The topic of global warming is highly debated, due to so many unanswered questions. Petitions and other people thought it was absurd o believe that humans are the reason for the increase in temperature and the rising Carbon dioxide levels (co2). Even people who have been part of research teams or have seen the data are still unsure or sceptical, Pal Brekke : “Anyone who claims that the debate is over and the conclusions are firm has a fundamentally unscientific approach to one of the most momentous issues of our time.”
The purpose of this report is to investigate the issue of climate change. In particular I will be going in to more detail about how evidence on global warming, how it will affect the population in the future and how we can slow…

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