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5 facts you may not know about global climate changeby Asha Stuart
Weather

Here are five interesting facts about our changing climate:

#1: 

NASA just reported that the period from January to June of 2016 was the hottest six-month period on record. Our earth is 2.4 degrees Fahrenheit (1.3 Celsius) hotter than the late 1800s, when record keeping began, according to NASA.

#2:

According to NASA, five of the past six months have broken the record for the lowest Arctic sea ice levels since record keeping began in 1979.

#3: 

According to National Geographic, the Arctic sea ice has shrunk by about 40 percent.

#4:

NASA has recorded that the Global Mean Sea Level (GMSL) has risen by 4 to 8 inches (10 to 20 centimeters).

#5: 

The World Bank estimates sea-level rise will cost coast cities 1 trillion dollars to adapt.

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