Global Warming: Causes and Effects

1422 Words Jan 8th, 2018 6 Pages
Many pundits and critics alike exclaim that global warming is not as prevalent as individuals claim. One such pundit is that of George Will, whose article, "Dark Green Doomsdayers" indicates that global warming is simply a hoax. The statistics however prove otherwise. Global warming and its effects are far reaching. Society is affected due to higher frequency of natural disasters and drought. Wildlife suffers as many animals become extinct, primarily in the artic region. Agriculture suffers as warming creates a larger propensity for drought and forest fires. This ultimately affects the American tax payer as more money is needed to help abate the fires influences on society. Currently, global warming is coming to the forefront both politically and nationally. It is a very real problem, that can easily be solves through ingenuity and perseverance.
Causes of global warming can be attributed to the effect of greenhouse gases (GHGs) emitted by humans. One of the first things scientists learned is that there are several greenhouse gases responsible for warming, and humans emit them in a variety of ways. Often, we don't admit to contributing to the global epedemic, but humans do so in a variety of ways. These methods, albeit small on an individual basis, often contribute to the larger role of greenhouse gases on the artic region. George Will makes no mention of CO2 emissions in…

More about Global Warming: Causes and Effects

Open Document