Evidence of climate change Flashcards

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What are 4 ways we can prove that climate change exists

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  • rising sea levels
  • tree rings
  • Ice cores
  • extinction of species
    (+change in global temp and increased frequency in drought and forest fires, along with flooding)
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what do tree rings show

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  • how old a tree is
  • what weather conditions were like for each year
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what do ice cores show

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  • how much carbon is in the air from the past
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what does extinction of species show

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  • species used to thrive and now find it hard to survive
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what does rising sea levels show

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  • the ice caps are melting (causing flooding)
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what way can we get the best evidence for climate change?

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tree rings and ice cores. This is because it is scientific evidence and not politically motivated

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