How do we know human activity is definitely causing climate change?

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  • Name: How do we know human activity is definitely causing climate change?
  • Code: G.4.9.GC2.4-5
  • Specification Reference: 1.3b
  • Keywords: Greenhouse effect Solar Radiation Greenhouse gases Industrial Revolution
  • Objectives: 1. Understand the reasons why the earth’s climate is warming. 2. Explain how human activities (industry, transport, energy, farming) produce greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane) that cause the enhanced greenhouse effect. 3. Analyse a graph and use data to explain how greenhouse gases have increased over time
  • Competency: Understand the reasons why the earth’s climate is warming
  • Proficiency: Explain how human activities (industry, transport, energy, farming) produce greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane) that cause the enhanced greenhouse effect
  • Mastery: Analyse a graph and use data to explain how greenhouse gases have increased over time

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