Global Warming And Its Effects

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Global warming is one of the most alarming and pressing issues that the world faces today. Global warming is the rise of the earth’s temperature over time. The damaging effects of global warming have become more and more apparent, with more tropical storms and hurricanes causing massive destruction, more animal species losing their habitats and coming under threat, rising sea levels, etc.
According to NASA, the hottest year on record was 2005, which was the same as 1998. In the last ten years, twice we’ve had record temperatures ever recorded in our planet’s history. The past nine years have all been among the 25 warmest years on record.
Global warming is the gradual rise in average surface temperature of the
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Thomas Stocker, co-chair of the report, called climate change “the greatest challenge of our time”, and warned that without decisive action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, many of the impacts of global warming will not only continue, but accelerate.
Global warming affects everyone although some countries suffer more than others due to geographical factors such as being low lying, coastal, etc. The countries that usually suffer from climate change are usually least developed countries or developing countries. The developed countries are the main countries causing climate change but it is not effecting them as much.
Global warming everyone to some degree. Some countries are hit harder than others. Bangladesh is an example of a country which climate change effects immensely. According to National Geographic, Bangladesh is at the top of the list of countries most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change in the years. Each year 30-75 percent of the country is flooded by increasing glacial melt from the Himalayan ranges as a result of rising global temperatures. The country receives too much rain during the monsoons and too little water in the dry season. As shown by this picture graph Bangladesh is ranked number 1 most vulnerable to climate change. The graph also shows that the least developed countries are most vulnerable to climate
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