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DECADE OF CHANGE | Climate

10 year challenge shows devastating impact of climate change


Isabella O'Malley
Digital Writer/Climate Change Reporter

Saturday, January 19, 2019, 10:36 AM - The latest online trend has millions of social media users sharing their versions of what a decade of change looks like.

The viral #10YearChallenge involves users sharing the tag with with two photos - one from 2009 compared to a recent one, and the posts have included a wide range of comparisons that celebrate growth and achievement, as well as reflections on the past. 

While many are participating in the trend by using photos of themselves, some are pointing out the somber changes that have occurred in the last decade, specifically the lack of progress that was made to slow the devastating impacts of climate change. 

See below for a look at how much the climate has changed in the past ten years:













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