Essay about Global Warming is a Theory, Not a Fact

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It's no surprise to most people that the idea of global warming is a highly controversial and debated topic. But is there any real evidence that global warming is a growing problem or is global warming just a big scare tactic being used to get people to comply with strict government regulations? Global warming is widely believed to be the main cause of rising average global temperatures. In reality, global warming isn't really all what it has been exaggerated to be. Many of the predicted effects of global warming over time have actually been proven to be false all together. Firstly, global warming is said to be caused by the high levels of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by humans. Smoke produced by factories, vehicular…show more content…
We've got to think of the polar bears right? The thing is though, NASA has actually discovered using data collected from their Terra satellite that the Earth's atmosphere is in fact more efficient at releasing this built up energy than what was originally predicted using computer models designed to estimate the effects of global warming on the environment over time. (Kurzweil AI) “The satellite observations suggest there is much more energy lost to space during and after warming than the climate models show,” Dr. Roy Spencer, a principal research scientist in the Earth System Science Center at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, said. “There is a huge discrepancy between the data and the forecasts that is especially big over the oceans.” This being said, global warming, even though it may be real, is not as big of a problem as most people seem to think. Can this trend of global warming be stopped? Essentially, no. Suppose everyone in the world stops driving their fossil fuel powered vehicles and switched to electric vehicles instead. Firstly, the direct source of carbon dioxide has been stopped, but how is electricity produced to power these electric vehicles? Primarily by burning fossil fuels such as coal. With the increase of electricity production comes the increase in
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