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Although the scientific community has largely come to a consensus on global warming and the contribution of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions, the issue has sparked out-sized controversy within the political and media communities, where claims and assertions often are not based on objective analysis of the data. What is the data, and what have we learned from it thus far? What does it show about warming trends, sea level changes, natural climatic variation versus human-induced changes? How is such data measured, gathered, and analyzed? In short, what is the scientific evidence?

Multimedia Atlas of Global Warming and Climatology is an online compendium of 100 maps designed to graphically illustrate for students key concepts in global warming and the study of climate. Map topics were selected from ...

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