HSE 200 Mod 1 Discussion
Week 1: One current public health controversy is climate change. Is it science-based or a myth? Justify your opinion with evidence from the literature
When responding to the discussion question(s) please consider the following:
1. Restate the question
2. Answer the question
3. Explain your answer
4. Support your answer with evidence/ examples from the literature.
5. Provide a reference list for the sources used in your discussion post.
NASA. (n.d.). Climate Change: Vital Signs of the Planet: Evidence. Retrieved June 13, 2017, from https://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). (n.d.). Why is Climate Changing Today? | UCAR Center for Science Education. Retrieved June 13, 2017, from https://scied.ucar.edu/shortcontent/why-climate-changing-today
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). (n.d.). Global Climate Change Indicators | Monitoring References | National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Retrieved June 13, 2017, from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/monitoring-references/faq/indicators.php
**I have also attached an interesting graph from NASA’s website. (Source: https://climate.nasa.gov/evidence/)
Also, if you’re interested about ice on the Earth’s surface, you can visit https://climate.nasa.gov/interactives/global-ice-viewer/#/ to see how climate change has affected glaciers, sea ice, and continental ice sheets worldwide.
MacMillan, A. (11 March 2016). Global Warming 101. Retrieved from https-/www.nrdc.org/stories/global-warming-101?gclid=CPuwzrP1vdQCFQ9EfgodPz0N9A
National Aeronautics and Space Administration [NASA]. (2017). Global Climate Change: Vital Signs of the planet. Retrieved from https://climate.nasa.gov/vital-signs/arctic-sea-ice/
Purvis, K. (2016). Sinking States: The Islands Facing the Effects of Climate Change. The Guardian. Retrieved from https://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/gallery/2016/feb/15/pacific-islands-sinking-states-climate-change
Teach Ocean Science. (n.d.). How Does Climate Change Affect Coral Reefs? Retrieved from http://www.teachoceanscience.net/teaching_resources/education_modules/coral_reefs_and_climate_change/how_does_climate_change_affect_coral_reefs/