The Great Barrier Reef: Climate Analysis

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Climate change is essentially a significant and long-term change for the statistical distribution of weather patterns over periods of time. Climate change is a change in the regular weather patterns such as more or fewer severe weather events. (Greenfleet, 2011)
The history of the scientific discovery of climate change began in the early 19th century when ice ages and other natural changes in paleoclimate were first suspected and the natural greenhouse gases affect identified. In the late 19th century, scientist first argued that human emissions of greenhouse gases could change the climate. Many other theories of climate change were advanced, involving forces from volcanism to solar variation. In the 1960s, the global warming effect of carbon dioxide gas became increasingly convincing. Scientist pointed out that human activities such as; atmospheric aerosols (pollution) is having cooling effects. (Wikipedia, 2015) This essay, which began with the definition of climate change and the history of how climate change was discovered in the 19th century. …show more content…

It stretches more than 2,300 kilometres along the state of Queensland coastline. The Great Barrier Reef, is well known for the colourful reefs, intricate architecture and providence of a home for a tremendous amount of plants and animals. The Great Barrier Reef is the largest living structure on Earth, and can be seen from outer space.
Climate change is caused by surrounded excess of carbon in the Earth’s atmosphere. The surrounding carbon pollution heats up which is changing the Earth's climate patterns. The largest cause of pollution is from burning fossil fuels in order to get energy.
Whilst Carbon has filed the earth’s atmosphere for hundreds of years through natural disasters such as bush fires and volcanoes, the burning of fossil fuels and clearing of land has the highest levels of greenhouse pollution in our

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