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Climate change: By the numbers

POSTED: 9:27 AM Sep 27 2013   UPDATED: 10:27 AM May 06 2014

A new report warns of more droughts and wildfires in the U.S. due to global warming. Here's a look at climate change by the numbers.

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The White House released a report Tuesday outlining the dangers of climate change in the United States. Late last year, the United Nations has released a benchmark study on the issue that further strengthens the suspicions many scientists already have -- that humans are making the Earth warmer which, in turn, is having disastrous impacts on everything from weather to sea levels.

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