According to NASA climate, global warming is the long-term heating of the planet’s climate system. Scientists overwhelmingly agree that data collected over decades indicates a global warming trend emerged in the 20th century and continues to this day.
From our Climate Q&A section, wondering what evidence exists that Earth is warming and that humans are the main cause? Click below to learn about the overwhelming scientific evidence that Earth is warming and human activities are the main cause.
The planet is careening toward warming of 2.7 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels — far above what scientists say the world should be targeting — according to a report on global emissions targets by the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.
What people are saying?
doormat So I just we’re just gonna die in like 25 years. See you all in the apocalypse after the plans to build a space ark to protect human life fail leaving everyone to either kill each other, or find some random magic crystal that will restart the world or whatever.
EcologyNow Deforestation is a key contributor to human-caused climate change. When forests are cleared or burnt, they release the carbon they store. Removing trees diminishes an important carbon “sink” that takes up CO2 from the atmosphere. When trees are cut down cooling effect disappears.