Reflection Questions 3

1.  What two things found on earth cause our weather and climate to respond to global warming in surprising ways?

 

2.  How can global warming cause part of the earth to become colder?

 

3.  Why might global climate change cause more extreme precipitation events (both excess rain/snow and droughts)?

 

4.  How will the climate in Minnesota change?

 

5. How do our bodies regulate our temperture?

 

6.  Why do warmer temperatures and higher humidity levels (dew points) reduce our ability to keep cool?

 

7.  The video presented one claim that fast marathons races will not be possible in hot weather. Speculate on which sports will be more or less affected by global climate change.

8.  What kind of adaptive changes may we have to make in our exercise routines?