Global Warming’s Relationship to Climate Change

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Greenhouse gasses, especially CO2, have gotten into the atmosphere because of our burning fossil fuels and they are trapping heat.  This trapped heat is not only in the atmosphere but also in the oceans and other places. Part of what makes weather is a relationship between hot air and cold air. For instance, tornadoes are caused by hot air rising …

The end of the Larsen B Ice Shelf in Antarctica

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Climate change deniers have been using the increase in the extent of ice in Antarctica as evidence that global warming can’t be happening. That is happening because a change in the wind patterns is blowing cold air over an area that formerly did not have such winds. The new ice is thin and contains littler water. What is more interesting …