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How can communities reduce the extent of climate change?
What are the most effective actions for individuals and communities to help reduce the extent of human-caused changes to climate? How can a nation help mitigate climate change? What are appropriate roles for international policies and actions to reduce the extent of climate change? Still under development, this part of the website is expected to be fully functional in the Summer of 2012. It will be integrated with the PCEP wiki that will have sections for each of the USAPI entities.
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|Future climate change and its impacts depend on choices made today. The amount and rate of future climate change depends primarily on current and future human-caused emissions of heat-trapping gase...||Explanation||Climate Impacts, Life Affects Climate, Global Climate, How can communities reduce the extent of climate change?||Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, Grades 9-12, College||Global Climate Change Impacts in the United States: Highlights||PCEP|