Global dimming

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Global dimming is a decrease in the amount of sunlight reaching the surface of the earth, believed to be caused by pollution in the atmosphere.

The following is a thought provoking and informative 49 minute video of the effects of Global Dimming.
24 minutes in to the video –  Global Dimming’s effect of creating the droughts in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is related to grade 11 Drought and Desertification.


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