In developing this website, A Student’s Guide to Global Climate Change, EPA tried to use the most accurate, up–to–date information available. The facts and figures that appear throughout this website come from high–quality publications such as peer–reviewed scientific journals, international scientific assessments, and government research reports. EPA has also cited several examples of innovative technologies featured in the news media.
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