These are some major effects of climate change or global warming:
Lester Brown notes that developing nations undermine their ability to feed their people by overpumping their aquifers in order to produce water-intensive exports like computer components, by changing their eating habits from water-conserving agriculture based diets to water-intensive meat based diets (China surpassed the United States a few years ago in meat consumption per capita) and by paving over cropland to build highways for their increasing numbers of cars. Women and children suffer the most when "development" and profit is more important than people.
I have noticed that people are quick to find some individual to blame...somebody failed to put out their campfire, somebody tossed a bottle out a window in a national forest and it was THEIR fault...but fail to mention that the trees were so dried out that any little thing would have set them off.
If we want somebody to blame, blame General Motors for selling gas-burning SUVs that cough up 20,000 tons of carbon dioxide a year.
Take Alaska, for example. When Alaska heats up by two degrees, everything MELTS.
Alaska has a few things that make it special:
...oh yeah, and OIL deposits under the ice in the Arctic Refuge.
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