Climate Change

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Climate Change by Mind Map: Climate Change

1. Symptoms

1.1. Melting Ice that produces rising sea levels

1.2. Heavy Rainfall throughout many places in the world

1.3. Extreme Drought

1.3.1. With more fires

1.4. Ecosystems are changing

1.5. Hurricanes

1.6. Rise in Temperature

1.7. Carbon Dioxide acidifies the water harming corals and shelled organisms

1.8. Decline in Crop Productivity

1.8.1. Wars due to poverty

1.8.2. People are especially struggling  in central Africa and other places near the equator

2. Causes (Greenhouse Effect)

2.1. Greenhouse Gasses

2.1.1. Carbon Dioxide From the Combustion of Fossil Fuels Deforestation

2.1.2. Methane Coal Mining Landfills Agriculture-particularly through the digestive processes of beef and milk cows

2.1.3. Nitrous Oxide Cars Fossil Fuels used for heat and electricity Agriculture Water Vapor

2.2. Chloroflourocarbons

2.2.1. What produces chlorofluorocarbons?

3. Evidences

3.1. Ice Cores

3.1.1. CO2 and Temperature

3.2. Observation of Glaciers

3.3. Rising Temperatures

3.4. Animal and Plant Life is Changing

3.5. Tree Ring Data

3.6. Fossils

3.7. Pollen Records

4. Human-made Sources

4.1. Power Stations

4.2. Industrial Processes

4.3. Transportation Fuels

4.4. Agriculture

4.5. Fossil Fuel retrieval, processing and distribution

4.6. Residential and Commercial

4.7. Land Use and Biomass Burning

4.8. Waste Disposal and Treatment

5. Videos

5.1. A Way Forward: facing climate change

5.2. A global climate change

5.3. Our Changing Climate: Jacksgap

5.4. Climate change 101 with Bill Nye

5.5. Acid Test: The Global Challenge of Ocean Acidification

5.6. A Year in the Life of Earth's CO2

5.7. Global Warming 101

5.8. Climate Change and Extreme Weather: Prof. Jennifer Francis.  40 min, 30 sec.h

5.9. Al Gore: New thinking on the climate crisis | TED Talk

5.10. A Simple and Smart Wat to Fix Climate Change: Dan Miller.

5.11. What happens if the world warms up by 2 degrees?

5.12. Nicolas Stern: The state of climate - and what we might do about it.

5.13. Top 10 Signs that Global Warming is no longer a debate

5.14. 2016 Runaway Climate Change * Leading Scientist * Economy Collapse * Troubling

6. Chapter 18 Assessments

6.1. Section 1 Assessment

6.1.1. 1a: Name four factors that affect temperature.

6.1.2. 1b: How does temperature vary in Earth's temperature zones?

6.1.3. 1c: Two locations are at the same latitude  in the temperate zone. One is in the middle of a continent. The other is on a coast affected by a warm ocean current. How will the climates differ?

6.1.4. 2a: List three factors that affect precipitation

6.1.5. 2b:  How do prevailing winds affect the amount of precipitation an area receives?

6.1.6. 2c: How does a mountain range in the path of prevailing winds affect precipitation on either side of the mountains?

6.1.7. 3a: What causes seasons

6.1.8. 3b:  Describe how the seasons are related to Earth's orbit around the sun.

6.1.9. 3c: How might Earth's climates be different if Earth were not tilted on its axis?

6.2. Section 2 Assessment

6.2.1. 1a: What two major factors are used to classify climates?

6.2.2. 1b: What factor did Köppen use in classifying climates?

6.2.3. 2a: What are the six main climate regions?

6.2.4. 2b: How is a tropical wet climate similar to a tropical wet-and-dry climate? How are they different?

6.2.5. 2c: In what climate region would you find plains covered with short grasses and small bushes? Explain.

6.2.6. 2d: Why do marine west coast climates have abundant precipitation?

6.2.7. 2e: Which place would you have more severe winters-central Russia or the west coast of France? Why?

6.2.8. 2f: Place the following climates in order from coldest to warmest: See answer for order.

6.2.9. 2g: How could a forest grow on a mountain that is surrounded by a desert?

6.3. Section 3 Assessment

6.3.1. 1a: What principle do scientists follow in studying ancient climates?

6.3.2. 1b: What types of evidence do scientists gather to study changes in climate?

6.3.3. 1c: Suppose that you are a scientist studying tree rings in a cross-section of an ancient tree. What could several narrow tree rings in a row tell you about the climate when those rings were formed?

6.3.4. 2a: What is a glacier?

6.3.5. 2b: What occurs during an ice age?

6.3.6. 2c: Compare the climate today with it during an ice age.

6.3.7. 3a: What are the five factors that are responsible for Earth's changing climate?

6.3.8. 3b: Briefly discuss the 5 factors that could cause climate change and summarize how it may cause the climate to change.

6.4. Section 4 Assessment

6.4.1. 1a: What are two events that can cause short-term climate change?

6.4.2. 1b: Describe the changes that occur in the Pacific ocean and the atmosphere above it during El Niño.

6.4.3. 1c: What effect does El Niño have on weather and climate?

6.4.4. 2a: What is global warming?

6.4.5. 2b: How do scientists think that increased carbon dioxide levels contributed to global warming?

7. More Videos

7.1. 300 years of of fossil fuels in 300 seconds

7.2. Our Future- Morgan Freeman

7.3. Climate Change Explained

7.4. Carbon Cycle and Global Warming

7.5. Creating a Climate for Change

7.6. Global warming melting glaciers and ice caps documentary (7:57)

7.7. Why faster melting glaciers should worry you

7.8. What YOU Can Do About Climate Change

7.9. How does climate change affect biodiversity?

7.10. Top 6 Climate Change Problems

7.11. Evidence for Global Climate Change in 5 Minutes

7.12. Climate Change Science 101 for the Columbia Basin (CBT).mov (5:40)

7.13. Our changing climate

7.14. Climate Change: The Causes

8. Individuals and Families

8.1. Heating and Cooling

8.1.1. How my family could help...

8.2. Conserve Hot Water

8.2.1. How my family could help...

8.3. Drive Less and More Efficiently

8.3.1. How my family could help...

8.4. Conserve Electricity

8.4.1. How my family could help...

8.5. Eat less meat (especially red meat)

8.5.1. Why would this help?

8.6. Buy Local

8.6.1. Why would this help?

8.7. Buy Products that Waste Less Energy

8.7.1. Do you see examples of friends or family members making poor choices? Are they buying products that waste energy? What products are they buying, and what could they buy instead?

8.8. Reduce, Reuse Recycle

8.8.1. Why would this help?

8.9. Grow your own food and utilize a compost pile for you garden

8.9.1. Why would this help?

9. Even More Videos

9.1. Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis

9.2. Power Surge, Climate Change

9.3. The Frozen Regions of the Earth:NOVA

9.4. PBS Global Warming The Signs and the Science (2012)

9.5. Saving Planet Earth Stop Climate Change - National Geographic HD -Documentary films 2015

9.6. Rachel Pike: The science behind a climate headline?

9.7. Our changing climate

9.8. Climate change for kids

9.9. Greenhouse Effect for kids

9.10. National Geographic: Penguin beating the heat?

9.11. James Balog on Disappearing Glaciers

9.12. Scientists Create Tiny Zones of Climate Change

9.13. Mary Robinson Why climate change is a threat to human rights

9.14. Climate change is simple: David Roberts at TEDxTheEvergreenStateCollege

10. Cures/Treatments

10.1. Scientific

10.1.1. Carbon dioxide removal (CDR) Bio-energy with carbon capture & storage Biochar Enhanced weathering Direct air capture blob Increase Phytoplankton Biomass

10.1.2. Saving Planet Earth Stop Climate Change - National Geographic HD -Documentary films 2015

10.1.3. Blocking the Sunlight Tiny mirrors in space Cloud Whitening Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)

10.2. Political (Laws and Regulations)

10.2.1. Why are some climate laws ineffective? Why are laws needed for climate change?