Global Warming 2 -


I have chosen to speak about Global warming because it is a major scientific issue in the media.
Problems facing the environment today are vast and diverse. Destruction of the world's rain forests, the depletion of the ozone layer, air pollution, water pollution, chemical pollution and global warming are just some of the problems that will reach dangerous proportions in the coming decades.
The three aspects of global warming I will discuss are:
What is global warming? What are the effects of global warming? What are we doing to reduce global warming?

Global warming is a greenhouse effect on the Earth. Solar energy is transmitted to earth by the sun. Excess energy should reradiate ...

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in these fuels was released to the air as carbon dioxide - a gas that traps heat in the atmosphere. Today, for every one of the more than 5.8 billion people on Earth, nearly six tons of carbon dioxide is spewed into the air every year. As a result of our activities, the gas trapped inside the atmosphere has risen by more than 30 percent in the last 250 years. These greenhouse gases which prevent infrared radiation from escaping into space, keep the earth's temperature warm. According to the British Meteorological Office the earth is getting warmer each year - In fact 1995 was the warmest year on record.

A lot of people say that a warmer earth is not such a bad thing: just look at the wonderful weather we are experiencing right now and it's almost Christmas.

So how could global warming potentially harm us?

In our lifetime, and in on our children's children's lifetime; we will not be effected. But if we keep on the same pace as now the warmer temperatures are ...

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Added: 7/14/2007 04:11:40 PM
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