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There's no denying

Climate change deniers and climate scientists all agree that Earth’s temperature and CO2 levels have fluctuated over millions of years. Because of this, deniers conclude climate change is just Earth doing its normal thing. So, no worries, everything will be just fine. This conclusion is just wrong.

These past fluctuations occurred over tens of thousands of years. This gave life forms time to adapt.

But CO2 and methane levels have been increasing rapidly over just 100 years, because of large-scale use of fossil fuels. Due to increases in these gases and consequent temperature rise, water vapor has also been increasing—and water vapor retains the most heat of all the...

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