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Climate Change

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Climate Change refers to changes in long-term trends in the average climate. Both natural variability and human activity cause changes in average temperatures and precipitation. Today change is occurring at an unprecedented rate as a result of growing greenhouse gas emissions from cars, power plants, and other human activities The increase in global average temperatures results in record melting of polar ice, and droughts and storms of increasing frequency and intensity.

As a result of climate change, Washington state is predicted to see…

Effects of climate change on Lake Whatcom may include...

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