10 Tweetable Facts About Climate Change

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Please SHARE these 10 TWEETS with your Twitter followers right now!

1. We are changing our climate. And we are beginning to see, feel—and suffer from—the results

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2. Industrial and agricultural activities send extra greenhouse gases into our atmosphere

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3. Since 1980, weather disasters in North America have increased fivefold

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4. “Nowhere in the world is the rising number of natural catastrophes more evident than in North America”

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5. Insect-borne illnesses are spreading, and asthma and allergy seasons are getting longer

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6. Children’s lungs are more vulnerable to the smog that is caused by higher temperatures

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7. Climate change brings more frequent and intense heat waves, leading to stroke and respiratory problems

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8. Floods that would normally occur once a century are now happening every 3 to 20 years

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9. Many species cannot adapt fast enough to global warming; they are threatened with extinction

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10. The federal government spent 3x more than the private insurance industry on #climate change impacts in 2012

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TOPICS: Climate Change, Heat and Extreme Weather