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Protesting Climate Change, Young People Take to Streets in a Global Strike The day began in the Asia-Pacific region. More than 100,000 protested in Melbourne, in what organizers said was the largest climate action in Australia’s history. The rally shut down key public transport corridors for hours. In Sydney, thousands gathered in the Domain, a public park east of the Central Business District — grandparents escorting their children holding homemade signs, groups of teenagers in school uniforms, parents handing out boxed raisins to their young children. “Adults are, like, ‘Respect your elders.’ And we’re, like, ‘Respect our futures,’” said Jemima Grimmer, 13, in Sydney. Government Resources NASA is an expert in climate and Earth science. While its role is not to set climate policy or prescribe particular responses or solutions to climate change, its purview does include providing the robust scientific data needed to understand climate change and evaluating the impact of efforts to combat it. NASA then makes this information available to the global community – the public, policy- and decision-makers and scientific and planning agencies around the world. (For more information, see NASA's role.)

Evidence › en español Earth's climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 11,700 years ago marking the beginning of the modern climate era — and of human civilization. Most of these climate changes are attributed to very small variations in Earth’s orbit that change the amount of solar energy our planet receives. Scientific evidence for warming of the climate system is unequivocal.

Climate Change Climate change is a change in worldwide climate patterns, like the weather. It is a very important topic in current events because the world is seeing a very large change in climate due to global warming. Useful words and phrases Here are some words and phrases you might come across when researching this topic. Climate: Climate refers to the normal weather patterns of a place, such as average temperature, rainfall, wind etc. Global climate strike: how you can get involved The global climate strike kicks off on Friday and will ripple across the world in more than 4,000 locations, the start of a weeklong movement to train international attention on the climate emergency. It’s the latest of a succession of strikes on Fridays led by schoolchildren – but this time adults are invited to join in. What will happen? Millions are expected to take to the streets in more than 130 countries, with support on this occasion from unions, churches, and local community groups. Some are calling it the biggest mass protest in the history of the climate crisis.

Scientists List Four Ways to Capture Carbon, Limit Rising Temperatures A new report suggests four simple ways to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide is among the gases linked to the increase in the Earth’s temperature. The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine published the report. All four methods to take carbon from the air and store it use natural processes. However, all of them still would not be enough to prevent possible catastrophic levels of climate change, the report said.

The drive to a conclusion No Climate Conference in the last decade has finished on time, and the Conference here in Madrid is showing no signs of nearing completion tonight. The Chilean President has requested delegates to work through the night. Agreement on some issues has been reached, such as on capacity building, a gender programme, and on technology, but the bigger ticket items, including loss and damage are yet to be addressed. Andrés Landerretche, Coordinator of COP25 Presidency, said “today is the day that we show the world that we are able to tackle the greatest challenge before us.” He called the negotiations, “an exhausting exercise” and said the best efforts were being made to get a good deal.

How 139 countries could be powered by 100 percent wind, water, and solar energy by 2050 Jacobson doubles down~ctm From Eurekalert Public Release: 23-Aug-2017 VIDEO: In this video, Mark Z. Middle schoolers may be the secret weapon in fight against climate change It's at this developmental age that students can master complex concepts like climate change and remain open to new ideas, the researchers say. Middle school is usually when we start to figure out how we really feel about the world and to form our own opinions. It's these kids, the study found, who can best reach adults and encourage them to act to fight climate change, regardless of their parents' political leanings. In fact, the researchers found this method has the greatest impact on the people who are otherwise hardest to convince: conservative males. For the study, published this week in the journal Nature Climate Change, the researchers created and carried out an experiment with students in coastal North Carolina.

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