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Climate Change

The Realities of Climate Change

The potentially catastrophic effects of climate change has increased the world's interest in becoming more environmentally friendly. Read through this special collection of Scholastic News Online's coverage of climate change to learn more about this important issue.

Articles

Antarctica Breaking
Antarctica Breaking
by Allison Tam
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April1,2008
A hunk of ice about the size of the state of Connecticut has started to collapse in Antarctica. According to satellite images, about 160 square miles of the Wilkins Ice Shelf shows massive cracking.
Plight of the Penguins
Plight of the Penguins
by Laura Leigh Davidson
Scholastic News Online | December13,2007
The majestic Emperor penguins, stars of the movie Happy Feet, are facing a serious decline in population.
<i>An Inconvenient Truth</i> for Kids
An Inconvenient Truth for Kids
by Aaron Broder
Scholastic Kids Press Corps | April13,2007
Global warming is the subject of a new book for kids based on a best-seller for adults. An Inconvenient Truth has been adapted for kids ages 8-12 (Viking Children's, April 10, 2007, 92 pages).
Global Warming Report
Global Warming Report
by Karen Fanning
Scholastic News Online | February8,2007
The United Nations released a report summary on climate change last week. The long-awaited document, which was released in Paris, France, forecast a dim future for planet Earth, warning that global warming is getting worse.
Protecting Polar Bears
Protecting Polar Bears
by Karen Fanning
Scholastic News Online | January5,2007
The Bush administration took action last week to help the world's shrinking polar bear population, announcing that the animals may soon be protected under the Endangered Species Act.
Reefs at Risk
Reefs at Risk
by Ezra Billinkoff
Scholastic News Online | November2,2006
What happens when some of the world's most beautiful underwater scenery disappears? According to scientists, more than half of the world's coral reefs are at risk of vanishing in the next 25 years.
Arctic Adventure
Arctic Adventure
by Patricia Janes
Science World | September27,2006
Patty Janes, Editor of Scholastic's Science World magazine spent five weeks on board a U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker last May. Follow her adventures conducting scientific experiments at the top of the globe.
10 Tips for Helping to Fight Against Global Warming
10 Tips for Helping to Fight Against Global Warming
by Jacqueline Adams
Science World | September27,2006
There are simple ways that you can reduce the amount of energy you use each day.
Tomorrow's Weather
Tomorrow's Weather
Science World | April5,2004
Could global warming (an average increase in Earth's temperature) really turn Earth's climate (weather conditions of an area) upside down?
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