This spikes carbon in the atmosphere and makes green house gas levels go up. “27 percent of 2015 greenhouse gas emissions – Greenhouse gas emissions from transportation primarily come from burning fossil fuel for our cars, trucks, ships, trains, and planes.” (EPA.gov). Every year almost a third of the
Polar bears were the biggest and most feared predator in the North Atlantic, until recently. This paper will explain what is happening to the polar bears due to the melting ice caps, what the result of this is and how that is going to change the entire region. It will focus on primarily three factors; climate change and CO2 production, the invasion of killer whales (Orcinus Orca), and how the invasion into the north will effect human civilizations. Introduction The world’s climate is changing rapidly. Humans are pumping more carbon dioxide (CO2) into the atmosphere than any time in history.
We are living in currently in the Holocene era. As we observe the planet around us many of us noticed plants and animals are endangered at an amazingly fast rate. The result of the mass extinction is fortunately not going to be Metroid or volcanic activity. Unfortunately, the cause is most likely to be climate change due to all the humans activities currently happening, for example, all the fossil fuels we are burning like coal, oil, and gas. All these extra fumes build up in the air building up greenhouse gases, therefore the earth's surface temperature begins to rise.
For example, in order to generate electricity, fossil fuels are burned. This result in the emission of the CO2 and according to the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the process of generating electricity is the largest source of emission of carbon dioxide producing 38% of
One of the main reasons for the cause of climate changes is greenhouse gas emission. “Current emissions are several times higher than the sustainable level, and increasing.”(Randers, 2008) The climate has been having drastic changes due to the amount of burning fossil fuels and deforestation that deteriorates the ozone layer and changes the global temperature. The reduction of greenhouses is possible, but even if we stop man-made emissions tomorrow it would still take about a hundred years until the emissions levels ware able to arrive to the pre-industrial levels because of the inertia in the global system. (Randers,
From the start of the Industrial Revolution in the 18th century, humans have been increasing the amount of carbon dioxide they release into the atmosphere (Changes). This causes many different problems such as weather changes, major floods, global warming, and melting ice caps, in which scientist have been given the task of solving. In addition to these effects, CO2 emissions also cause very harmful, but less known problems in our oceans. High levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere cause oceans to absorb between 25 and 30 percent of mankind’s emissions (Barry). This rise in carbon dioxide results in the ocean becoming more acidic, creating a phenomenon called ocean acidification.
Global Warming causes and solutions The majority of scientists around the world have a fear of global warming and its effects on nature and humans around the world. Global warming is considered as one of the most threatened in our world today. This essay presents and explains the impact of global warming on earth and suggests to finding the best solutions can be done in order to minimizing those reason that affected on raising the temperatures to avoid this problem. Global warming is the change in the average temperature of the earth is surface as a result of humans’ activity that pollutes the nature. The level of carbon dioxide has been increased in the upper part of the atmosphere which it leads to increase the average temperature on the surface which it causes many problems in many side of life including nature, health and economy.
Since fossil fuels are being burnt and ignited for the generation of electricity, its emission into the atmosphere causes ozone layer destruction which follows to global warming. According to Alternative Energy (2015), Windmills have been around for almost 1500 years and it has recently been discovered that wind power can compete with fossil fuels in energy
The dictionary defines climate change as a weather change. However, from a scientific perspective, it is a change in global climate pattern, and it is a long-term change in average weather conditions that is most affected by human activities. Furthermore, it is framed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide, produced by using fossil fuels. People who do not care about stopping pollution are only helping with the widening of the Ozone Hole. This is really dangerous, because the Ozone Hole Layer is protecting the earth from a lot of harm.
Fossil fuels Fossil fuels are NOT a renewable energy resource it will finish up one day As once we 've burned them all, there isn 't any more, and our consumption of fossil fuels has nearly doubled every 20 years since 1900. This is a particular problem for Oil, because we also use it to make plastics and many other products Coal, Oil and Gas are called "fossil fuels" because they have been formed from the fossilized remains of prehistoric plants and animals. They provide around 66% of the world 's electrical power, and 95% of the world 's total energy demands o How Fossil Fuels Work Coal is crushed to a fine dust and burnt. Oil and gas can be burnt directly. Types of fossil fuels energy: Coal Coal provides around 28% of our energy Oil Oil provides 40%of our energy Crude oil (called "petroleum") It is easier to get out of the ground than coal, as it can flow along pipes.