How Might Global Climate Change Affect Life on Earth?
ESU501  Global Climate Change and Its Effects

Use information you have already collected as well as additional information from the links below to answer the following questions.

8. Which global climate change impact do you think poses the greatest risk to humanity? Cite evidence for your answer.

9. Suggest two actions that humanity might take to decrease its influence on global climate change.

Areas of the southeastern United States projected to be below water (red) if sea level rises one, two, four, and eight meters.

General Information
Global Warming Primer (NASA)

Scientific Evidence
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Global Warming (EPA)
NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
NOAA National Climatic Data Center


National Assessment Summary
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP): Climate Change Impacts
International Research Institute for Climate and Society

Regional Impacts
Regional Impacts of Climate Change (IPCC)
State Impacts of Global Warming (EPA)

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