We’re bombarded. Everywhere we turn, we hear the words “global warming” and “climate change.” For some of us, it’s hard to even get a grasp on what all of this means. Let’s start by looking at the problem and the impact it has in as simple a manner as possible.

Extreme weather is ever more familiar. In fact, climate related disasters in Europe in the 1990s occurred twice as often as in the 1980s, costing on average $11 billion. Source: Impacts of Europe’s Climate Change. Photo: 200340780-001 Joe Drivas/courtesy of Getty Images.

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