Climate Change Caused By Humans

1077 Words Nov 18th, 2014 5 Pages
Anthropogenic climate chance can simply be translated to climate change caused by humans. The difference between natural and human inflicted climate change is obvious to common man. 800,000 years ago we were not experiencing the modern problems we are facing. There is plenty of evidence to prove that this is not some made up theory. Observations continue to show the average rising of the global air and ocean temperatures. Not only the temperatures contribute, but the melting of snow and ice is climbing globally. 2005 and 2010 were two of the warmest years in this century, however the most noticeable warmings have taken place in Alaska and the West. Along with those places, the warming is having a dramatic impact of the polar regions as well. Both Greenland and Antarctica ice sheets have lost huge amounts of ice.
Climate isn 't weather. Weather is day to day while climate is over periods of time. Climate is always changing and before humans were here to pollute the earth, climate change was caused by natural things. However science data shows that over the past half century is fault of the human population. When we pollut greenhouse gases are released into the atmosphere. These gases are carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, methane, water vapor, and nitrous oxide. The most important of all the greenhouse gases is the carbon dioxide. It is long term. While some of the carbon dioxide that is in the atmosphere is natural, most of it is not. Over the past 250 years half of the…
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