Climate change: By the numbers

Published: Sep 27 2013 09:27:27 AM EDT   Updated On: May 06 2014 10:27:39 AM EDT

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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