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The answers to all of these clues can be found on the following pages (to allow you to look at your puzzle and these pages at the same time, a separate window will be launched for each page you choose): Happenings During the Mesozoic Era , Happenings During the Paleozoic Era , The Carbon Cycle , Modeling the Future of Climate Change , Effects of Climate Change Today , Space Missions to study Earth , What is Climate? , Climate Changes with Latitude , What Controls Climate? , Climates of the Past

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Effects of Climate Change Today

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What Controls the Climate?

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