Possible Causes And Consequences Of Global Warming

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Global Warming Problem statement Since the environment and environmental issues have become big topics of discussion worldwide, I would like to find out how global warming is affecting the environment and life on earth. Therefore, I am going to define what global warming is and explain what is causing it. Thereafter, I will describe what the consequences of global warming are and how it is affecting people around the world. Lastly, I will assess how we can prevent global warming. Global warming Global warming is the rise in the average global temperature. The average global temperature is the land surface temperatures and the sea surface temperatures combined. Studies show that the average global temperature has been increasing drastically lately. For example, a new study shows that the October temperature is increasing at an average rate of 0.11 degrees Fahrenheit per decade. This means that the climate keeps getting warmer and warmer.…show more content…
The consequences Global warming has led to that the sea level rise is accelerating, the number of large wildfires is growing, dangerous heat waves are becoming more common, extreme storm events are increasing in many areas and more severe droughts are occurring in others. It also causes many seasonal changes like longer winters and shorter summers. Animals and plants The increase in greenhouse gases is changing the climate faster than some living things may be able to adapt. Many species of animals and plants have already disappeared because of climate change. Global warming is causing a shift in the timing of natural events in the lives of animals. Even small changes in temperature are enough to send hundreds if not thousands of already struggling species into
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