Climate Change Is An Ever Presidenting Issue On Our Planet

2042 Words Dec 12th, 2016 9 Pages
These days we hear a lot about climate change and how we need to combat it. There is a lot of research that show that climate change is an ever presidenting issue on our planet. More specifically, the research shows how it is currently effecting our weather, environment and the animals in these environments. Animals more importantly are living creatures that need to be treated with respect because humans have a moral responsibility to protect the space they share. Humans are moral agents and animals are moral patients, which means that we need to care for them like we are their doctor and they are our patients. Let’s take a look at some specific animals that are being affected by climate change like the polar bear, tigers, and coral and how humans are helping them.

First NASA explains climate change as, “ Climate change refers to a broad range of global phenomena created predominantly by burning fossil fuels, which add heat-trapping gases to Earth’s atmosphere. These phenomena include the increased temperature trends described by global warming, but also encompass changes such as sea level rise; ice mass loss in Greenland, Antarctica, the Arctic and mountain glaciers worldwide; shifts in flower/plant blooming; and extreme weather events”("What’s in a Name? Weather, Global Warming and Climate Change.").
Some effects from climate change that affect these animals are temperatures are rising, change in rainfall patterns, droughts and heat waves, sea levels are rising,…
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