Global Warming And Its Effects

1331 WordsAug 11, 20166 Pages
Global Warming Global warming is the causation of the Glaciers melting, sea levels rising, cloud forests drying, and wildlife struggles today. Humans are making this possible because of their release of heat-trapping gasses known as greenhouse gasses by their modern devices. Global warming is the abnormal speedy increase in the Earth’s average surface temperature. It is believed that this is due to the greenhouse gasses that people release into the atmosphere by burning fossil fuels.The greenhouse effect explains the process of warming the planet. As about 30 percent of the sunlight is reflected back to space and the rest is absorbed by land, oceans, and atmosphere. This absorption is what heats the planet. The rocks, air, and seas…show more content…
This rapid change is an issue because it causes the climate to change and some living things may not be able to adapt to the changes fast enough. Historically, the change happens over centuries slower than it is going on now in decades. Some individuals refuse to acknowledge global warming as an issue because it hasn’t affected them directly yet or they just haven’t realized it yet. To them is more of a myth. However, while they ponder about whether it 's real or not the greenhouse gasses are rising greenhouse gasses rise, and Earth 's ice sheets such as Greenland and Antarctica are beginning to melt, and the extra water can increase sea levels significantly. In agreeance to the Proponents of Global Warming claim that a recent drastic rise in the earth’s atmospheric temperature linked to greenhouse gasses are indeed responsible for the extinction of many species of flora and fauna, an unprecedented decline in humans and animal food sources and increases in devastation by natural disasters. Plants are susceptible to changes in the environment, and global warming has lead to an extinction of plant species in the Flora. A study of four grassland ecosystems conducted at Northern Arizona University showed that after an extended period of warming the native species decreased, and species that are used to more temperate environments came into the lands making the plants less productive. In the first year of the decade-long research, there wasn’t
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