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Climate change Effects

What are the ways to reduce the Climate Change Effect?
Climate Change Effects :
- Desertification

- Flooding
Earth temp risen by one point five degrees causing millennial ice to melt , sea levels rise
Greenland ice sheet lost 4 trillion tons of ice
Antarctica loosing 3x much as 25 years ago
Sea level risen by 20cm in last 100 years
Louisiana loosing land at the rate of one football field every 5 minutes

- Coral bleaching
Last 3 years 1/3 of worlds coral bleached + died
75% of world's reefs experience severe heat stress
30% died

- Increase in tropical storms
10%-15% increase in precipitation in storms

- Drought
US 2012 drought , most extensive since 1930s
81% of land abnormally dry

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