The global system has gone through changes throughout Earth’s history. Recent change has been driven by human activities, primarily burning of fossil fuels.
Activities linked to this concept include: Earth’s climate system, human impacts on climate, past records, and expected changes.
Change to the global climate system will have distinct impacts on the Great Lakes region. Our unique northern ecosystem and elements of its beauty and function that we stand to lose with a warmer climate.
There are actions we can take, individually and collectively, to mitigate and adapt to climate change. For example, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and preserve out North Woods paradise.