Climate discussion | Chemistry homework help

 

Visit this website on Climate Change by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:  Links to an external site.https://www.epa.gov/climate-indicators/weather-climateLinks to an external site.

  1. Talk about climate change at a place that you care about — could be your hometown, or a place where you’ve always wanted to visit (like Maldives! Links to an external site.) —  What are some climate change indicators happening in the region?  Any adaptation taking place in that region to alleviate the effects?
  2. In your opinion, what is the greatest risk to our society & health Links to an external site.from the many effects of climate change?

Visit this website showing actual global temperature data analysis by NASA; review the first graph of Global Annual Mean Surface Air Temperature Change from 1880 to present: https://data.giss.nasa.gov/gistemp/graphs/customize.htmlLinks to an external site.

**You will need to review the readings on “Significant Figures” in Appendix 1, on the back of your text book.   (the page right after 518)**

  1. Look at the Y-axis, showing temperature anomaly.  How many significant digits are reported in the temperature analysis? 
  2. What does this say about the certainty in the measurements?  Base your reason on your readings from Appendix 1 in your text book.