Cultural & Global Issues

Climate Change: How We’re Accelerating Towards The Perilous 2 Degree Milestone

Abstract:

The Paris Climate Agreement has a goal to limit global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures. On Earth Day, NBC News’ Al Roker explains how the road to that milestone is getting shorter and what the devastating impacts of continued warming will be.

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NBC News

Published:

April 22, 2021

Climate Change 2021: Global Warming Effects

Abstract:

This video by Alluring Planet talks about how the Pandemic has shaken much of human society, but still the threat posed by global warming has not gone away. The Earth's average temperature is about 15 degree Celsius, in recent years the temperature has been much higher and lower.

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YouTube

Author:

Alluring Planet

Published:

April 16, 2021

How Will Covid-19 Ultimately Impact Climate Change?

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This article is about a study that probes pandemic’s long-term effects on the global effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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MIT

Author:

Mark Dwortzan

Published:

January 29, 2021

How Heat Waves Form, and How Climate Change Makes Them Worse

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Heat domes, heat islands, mega-droughts, and climate change: this article discusses the anatomy of worsening heat waves in response to climate change and global warming.

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VOX

Author:

Umair Irfan

Published:

June 23, 2021

Climate and Environment Resource Page

Abstract:

This is the climate and environment page managed by the United Nations, which contains many articles suitable for research and support.

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The United Nations

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Various Authors

The State of the Climate in 2021

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In this article, BBC Future takes stock of the state of the climate at the beginning of 2021. This article contains several helpful charts and graphs to assist research.

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BBC News

Author:

Isabelle Gerretsen

Published:

January 10, 2021

Global warming

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This article gives an overview and study of the effect of increasing concentrations of carbon dioxide on Earth's atmosphere and plant life, as well as an overview of the role greenhouse gases play in modifying Earth's climate.

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Britannica

Author:

Henrik Salen

Published:

4/27/2020

Causes and Effects of Climate Change

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This article, along with multimedia photos and videos, explains the impact of climate change on the environment.

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National Geographic

Author:

Christina Nunez

Published:

1/22/2019

Overview: Weather, Global Warming and Climate Change

Abstract:

This article explains the difference between global warming and climate change, linking several NASA articles and sources around these issues.

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NASA

Author:

Holly Shaftel

Published:

7/7/2020

The Costs of Climate Change

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This article discusses how William Nordhaus, winner of a Nobel prize, laid the groundwork for an entire field – the economics of climate change.

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Yale Global Online

Author:

Kenneth Gillingham

Published:

10/18/2018

The Cost-Benefit Analysis of Climate Change

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This article presents a cost-benefit analysis model of analyzing the impact and cost of climate change.

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Berkeley Economic Review

Author:

BER Staff

Published:

4/14/2020

What is climate change, and how is it affecting Earth?

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This article provides facts and an overview of how climate change is impacting the earth and life on it.

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Live Science

Author:

Stephanie Papas

Published:

3/10/2020

Clean energy, climate change focus of Biden’s economic recovery plan

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This is a video of presidential candidate Joe Biden discussing clean energy and climate change in his campaign.

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ABC News

Author:

ABC News Reporting Staff

Published:

7/14/2020

Does Global Warming Impact The Environment

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This video explores the impact that global warming has on the earth’s environment.

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Fuse School

Author:

Keith Ross

Published:

5/3/2020