Global Warming Problems

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One of the biggest problems facing the world today is global warming. Some scientists believed that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases are having a warming effect on the atmosphere. Measurements of temperature taken by instruments all over the world, on land and at sea have revealed that during the 20th century the earth’s surface and lowest part of the atmosphere warmed up on average by about 0.6 C.
The causes of the global warming are rising sea level, changes in weather patterns, the effect on animals, and disadvantages.

First of all, many problems could results from global warming such as rising sea level. On one hand. Guyana is one of many vulnerable countries to sea-level rise that come from the climate change. Whe the tide
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Animals and plants that are suited to cooler climates will need to move to polewards or uphill when the climate becomes even just that little bit warmer. This process has been observed in many places – in the Alps, in mountainous Queensland in Australia, and in the misty forests of Costa Rica. Fish in the North Sea have been observed moving northwards too – fish stocks that used to be common around Cornwall have moved as far north as the Shetland and Orkney Islands. The impacts on species are becoming so significant that their movements can be used as on indicator of a warming world. They are the silent witnesses of the rapid changes being inflicted on the Earth. Climate change is disrupting natural ecosystems in a way that is making life better for infectious diseases. Finally, the last consequences are some disadvantages of the global warming. An increase of the risk of flooding, drought, and erosion. It also impacts surface runoff and groundwater recharge rates. The dangerousness of these impacts will range geographically. Climate models also said that there will be an increase in the intensity, wind speed, and precipitation associated with tropical cyclones and hurricanes, due to warmer ocean temperatures. However, it remains unclear how warmer ocean temperatures will affect the frequency of these extreme weather events. An increase in the intensity of these storms will affect coastal utilities…show more content…
While warm weather can often be good for some crops, hotter than average temperatures for the entire season is often not good for plants. All in all, the causes of the global warming are rising sea-level, changes in weather patterns, the effect on animals, and disadvantages. Many scientists believe that our production of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases is having a heating effect on the atmosphere, and this could be very dangerous for human life. We can avoid huges changes in the future if we make small changes now in the way we live. Scientists, governments and each person must work together to overcome this
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