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Climate emergency: feedback loops - albedo

Climate change is setting off dangerous feedback loops at the Poles. The melting of Arctic ice and snow decreases Earth’s ability to reflect the sun’s rays, leading to further heating and melting of ice and snow. In Antarctica, the warmer climate is melting ice sheets, leading to raised sea levels, which melts ice sheets further in an amplifying loop.

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    Joe Biden is to blame
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    I don't think its fair to blame ALL countries for climate change. i mean The CONTINENT of Africa contributes just 4% of global emissions, while a COUNTRY like the USA contributes 28% of global emissions. 1.37 billion people live on the continent of Africa, compared with the 331 million people that live in the USA
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    At , it predicts that the Arctic ice will be 100% gone by the end of the century. Does that mean that the world will end in 2100?
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