Climate Change : A Global Crisis

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The world now faces one of the most and complex issues it has ever had to deal with: climate change. Many people believe it 's not true and caused much uproar on the topic. But most of the world’s great nations or company leaders can no longer deny that it is a real issue. The huge impact that humans have had on the Earth has literally changed the climate and how it functions. Higher temperatures are reported yearly and even monthly, stronger storms are forming causing harsh tornados or hurricanes, and some of the planet’s critical nonrenewable resources are being depleted forever. For all of these major changes that in the very end affect everyone on Earth, The nations of the world have not all gone about climate change in the same…show more content…
Adding to this predicted outcome scientists also predicted and proved that in a warmer environments there will be more rain than snow because of the temperatures, like the amazon rainforest for example. Although more rain than snow may seem like a good thing for some but it can cause us to have more frequent water shortages in reservoirs and treatment plants. When snow and ice collect on the tops of mountains and freeze together, when the temperature warms up it results in water being released at a slow but continuous rate, the water released then flows into reservoirs which then hold the water for storage. When rain falls, reservoirs and treatment plants fill quickly to their capacity which can result in excess water runoff that can’t be stored. Because rain flows faster than melting snow, there will be higher levels of moisture in the soil and the groundwater replenishment are less or if not at all likely to occur. Areas that rely on snowmelt as their primary freshwater source could and will experience water shortages, And possibly result in having low water supplies by summer’s end. The problems between climate change and freshwater doesn’t end there. The systems used that treat and move public water supplies require very large amounts of energy, this energy is mainly produced by burning coal, natural gas, oil and other fossil fuels. So, when we use water we also use energy and this contributes to climate change. In addition, bottled water is a small but
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