21 Apr '17, 8am

[email protected]: The #MarchForScience on #EarthDay is a rallying cry for science – a sign of hope. https://t.co/F4LpySHXT4

In honour of Earth Day, I’m calling attention to the reality of climate change around the world. We know that the planet’s climate is warming from many data sources. Ice cores, corals, ocean sediments, and tree rings tell the story of Earth’s climate over the past 800,000 years . Orbital satellites, sea surface temperature readings, and weather stations have recorded change over the past century. They all say the same thing: the planet is warming at an extraordinary rate. Last year was the hottest on record . It’s the third year in a row to set a new high for the yearly average temperature on Earth. Since the late 1800s, temperatures on Earth have increased by about 1.1ºC. Sea levels rose by eight inches over the past 100 years. What’s causing Earth’s climate to change? 97 per cent of climate scientists agree : the recent warming is human-made. As we burn fossil fuels, car...

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