Environmental protection is a practice of protecting the environment, on individual, organizational or governmental levels, for the benefit of the natural environment and (or) humans. Climate change, however, is the adverse consequence of unbridled human activity on this planet. The phenomenon has been researched extensively, and scientists now have the data to demonstrate strong correlations between ill practices and abnormal, altered weather patterns. The environmental science discipline has been at the forefront of studying the delicate, complex fabric of ecological systems.
The U.S. National Climate Assessment report is a comprehensive review of the changing climate and regions and includes cross sector topics and response strategies. Read the report here. For reports and metrics on the Texas environment, click here.
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