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Environmental Degradation Timeline
⟶ Updated 13 Nov 2018 ⟶
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Air Pollution got so bad parents kept their kids out of school inside. There was efforts to control emissions of VOC. The level of greenhouse gases 315 ppm. Mean global tem was 13.9 C. 1960
Air pollution First Earth Day, Strong concern of enviormental Degration
Second Largest amount of oil spilled was 140 gallons on oil. Luckily oil was cleaned up shortly
Backlash on movement for environmental movement. Political conservation is linked to global warming
Sewers were causing major pollution in local lakes. Now the government checks lakes.
strong global warming since 1970s 1981 was the warmest year on record/
First IPCC report says world has been warming and future warming is predicted.
global warming skeptic claim that 20th century tempeture changes followed solar influences.
about 240 million gallons of oil was spilled in 1991. Only 60 mil gallons was recivered.
It was 25 years until the Clean Water Act was put into action. Goverment adjusted laws.
Warming observed in ocean basins. Clear signature of global warming.
Fresh water found in the ground, Sadly it was too much money.
Collapse of ice sheet is invertible, brings meter of sea level rise over future centuries.
Lakw Erie Algae Bloom occured
Thomas Fire was California's largest modern wildfire, which has since been surpassed by the Mendocino Complex's Ranch Fire in 2018.
CO2 levels surpassed 400 ppm
Abbotts Booby went endangered.
196 countries reached agreement on the reduction of fossil fuel use and emissions in the production and consumption of energy, even to the extent of potentially phasing out fossil fuels out entirely.
Double Coconut palm dies at greenhouse at garfield park
New time period
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