Question Description

Some people you know say they do not believe that the climate is changing. After reading Chapters 19-21 of Botkin & Keller (2014), how would you respond?

Write a 525+ word response including:

  • How scientists learn about past global temperatures and climates.
  • The greenhouse effect.
  • Greenhouse gases and their role in current climate change.
  • Two pieces of data scientists offer to show that the climate is changing globally (see this NASA website: http://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/ for ideas).
  • Expected impacts of climate change in your area (this EPA website is very helpful: https://19january2017snapshot.epa.gov/climate-impacts/climate-change-impacts-state_.html).

Format your assignment as a formal letter to a local or regional politician (must be an actual person) using a business letter template in Microsoft Word.

Include at least two (2) additional references beyond the links included above.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

Some people you know say they do not believe that the climate is changing. After reading Chapters 19-21 of Botkin & Keller (2014), how would you respond? Write a 525+ word response including:How scientists learn about past global temperatures and climates.The greenhouse effect.Greenhouse gases and their role in current climate change.Two pieces of data scientists offer to show that the climate is changing globally (see this NASA website: http://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/ for ideas).Expected impacts of climate change in your area (this EPA website is very helpful: https://19january2017snapshot.epa.gov/climate-impacts/climate-change-impacts-state_.html).Format your assignment as a formal letter to a local or regional politician (must be an actual person) using a business letter template in Microsoft Word.Include at least two (2) additional references beyond the links included above.Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.