Global Climate Change

At Refresh Riverside, you will learn about the important aspects of the global climate system:

The Greenhouse Effect

Greenhouse Gases

Global Temperature

• Sea Level Rise

• Melting Ice

Extreme Weather

• Mass Extinctions

• The Future of the Inland Empire

Global Climate Change

Global climate change is one of the most important issues facing society today. As carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas levels increase in the atmosphere, the global climate responds by warming up, which in turn leads to rising sea level, melting ice sheets, bigger and more frequent storms like hurricanes and tornadoes, regional droughts and biological crises like mass extinctions and crop failure. Watch the video above and click on the links to the left to read about different aspects of the global climate system.