What is climate change? According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), “climate change is a long-term shift in the statistics of the weather.” However, when we talk about climate change as something we need to adapt to and mitigate, we’re referring to the warming trend that NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, says “is of particular significance because most of is it very likely human-induced and proceeding at a rate that is unprecedented in the past 1,300 years.” This accelerated warming is disrupting the Earth as we know it: sea levels are rising, oceans are warming and acidifying, global temperatures are increasing, and extreme events are becoming stronger and more frequent.
Where does this blog come in, and how will it help you? Given all of this knowledge we have about climate change, we want to share it with you! If you’re looking for resources on a particular climate change topic, you can come here to find links. This blog is here to showcase what people are doing all over the world to mitigate and adapt to climate change. We’ll show you what innovations and steps people, organizations, towns, cities and even countries are taking, to give you great ideas about what you can do in your own home today!
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