Human Causes Of Climate Change

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Climate refers to all weather events in an area during a long period of time. It is the long-term manifestation of weather and other atmospheric conditions in a given area. When talking of weather we refer to the condition of the air that surrounds the Earth. The weather may be hot or cold, cloudy or clear even windy or calm. Scientists say that every area has its own climate therefore to determine the climate of an area, weather patterns have to be observed daily over a period of years. Climate change therefore, is the change in the weather patterns due to an increase in the earth’s average temperature. It is also called Global Warming. RESEARCH PROBLEM This climate change phenomenon is a very crucial process which needs to be critically observed because it affects the way of life of all living matter irrespective of the area. It influences how people dress, what plants grow and which animals are likely to survive in an area. Climate change can be naturally occurring or triggered by human activities, but the human causes have a greater impact. Prior to the Industrial era climate change occurred naturally, caused by the Earth’s orbit, changes in solar activity, volcanic eruptions or natural changes in the greenhouse gases. After the manifestation of more industries, which are human activities, climate change escalated in an awful manner. Human causes of climate change include deforestation which is the cutting down of trees therefore leading to the imbalance of greenhouse
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