One way to confuse the debate about climate change is to mention all of the contributors, which can distract from the leading cause: greenhouse gases. Bloomberg put together a series of charts that provides perspective of each of the relative effects. Orbits, Sun strength, volcanoes, none are as important as greenhouse gases – the same gases also known as air pollution. There’s the best leverage.

(Click on the graph for the link to the article and interactive graphics.)

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