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How ongoing global warming destabilizes Earth's climate.

Ongoing global warming destabilizes Earth’s climate.

This animations shows how the carbon we released by burning fossil fuels, cement production and land use change, part of which ended up in the atmosphere, strengthened the greenhouse effect, causing global warming.

Global warming caused the polar ice sheets to melt, making the Earth darker, reducing its albedo, making the Earth absorbs more heat from the Sun.

This causes global warming to happen faster.

This is a positive feedback. This albedo feedback makes global warming happen faster and faster. The climate is destabilized.

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