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What is the difference between Global Warming and Climate Change?

The words climate change and global warming are often used interchangeably. However, they do have different definitions: Global Warming is a more specific term. It refers to increases in...

I heard that eating hamburgers may contribute to climate change. How does that happen?

Livestock (cows, pigs, chickens and other animals) are responsible for 18% of all greenhouse gas emissions around the world*. This includes 9% of all CO2, 65% of nitrous oxide, and...

How does trash affect climate change?

Methane is one of the most powerful greenhouse gasses and is 23 times stronger than CO2 in capturing heat. One of the biggest producers of methane is decomposing garbage in landfills....

Since climate change means that the earth’s temperature is getting hotter, does it also mean the whole world is getting drier?

Rainfall patterns are influenced by temperature. As temperatures rise due to climate change, rainfall patterns are also changed. Some areas will receive less rain, while others receive more. In...

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