This course is presented in an ARTICLE format. There are believers and deniers of the extent to which humans influence climate change, including global warming. It is a topic that has been studied extensively and politicized. What do the facts say about climate change?
What is in a name? A lot, it turns out. The name reflects the scientific viewpoint and is used as a political football to be kicked around by believers and disbelievers. Believers in climate change see an opportunity to modify human behavior in order to protect the earth’s natural environment for future generations. Deniers call climate change a hoax or a scam, and a source of money for environmental opportunists. Both sides are proficient at stating statistics that support their stance. Who is right?