“We can’t wait”: Combating the Effects of Climate Change

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Scientists around the world share the urgency. Scientists say the warming is caused by people. As we burn fossil fuels to run our cars, homes and factories, greenhouse gases are trapped in the atmosphere and warm the earth’s surface…

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2014 Officially the Hottest Year on Record, Guardian UK
The numbers are in. The year 2014 – after shattering temperature records that had stood for hundreds of years across virtually all of Europe, and roasting parts of South America, China and Russia – was the hottest on record, with global temperatures 1.24F (0.69C) higher than the 20th-century average, US government scientists said on Friday….

NASA, NOAA Find 2014 Warmest Year in Modern Record, NASA / Earth Observatory (01-16-2015)
The year 2014 ranks as Earth’s warmest since 1880, according to two separate analyses by NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) scientists…