In 2014 alone, our planet has seen the hottest August on record, the western U.S. got snow in September, the Southwest saw record rainfall, Pakistan had flash floods and the U.S. bundled up for polar vortices (even in July!). And that’s just a fraction of the climatological effects humans are experiencing on a daily basis.
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Climate change is real. And while you may hear the statistics and see some effects of climate change in your own backyard, sometimes pictures really are worth a thousand words. The photos below show places on earth that have taken a beating because of climate change. The images compare these locations to other points throughout history — sometimes more than 100 years prior, and sometimes just a few years prior. Read more…
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