Persuasive Essay On Global Warming

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One of the most heated topics in not only the United States, but the world is whether or not global warming is real or a hoax. You can go out into the world and see some people and companies making an attempt to reduce their global footprints. You can also go out and see people and companies thinking nothing of it and continuing their horrid carbon footprints. The world needs to see the facts behind global warming and how we need to start doing something about it. The facts behind global warming outweigh the opposition’s points. The reasons you should support the belief of global warming are that temperatures are rising, sea levels are rising and glaciers are melting. The opposition believes that this is all the natural process of earth. Well most scientists disagree and so do I. The start of global warming is the rising of temperatures. Almost everyone in some way uses fossil fuels. This energy source releases pollutants such as carbon dioxide, which is a greenhouse gas, into the atmosphere. Due to these pollutants and the increased use of fossil fuels, earth's temperature is rising and over the first decade of the 21st century it was the hottest ever recorded. (Hannan,4) As said in Climate Change, “A NASA satellite has been mapping the changing amounts of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere. In this image derived from data collected in October 2014, swirls of CO2 emitted by burning fossil fuels in the Northern Hemisphere are clearly visible.” (Climate Change,30) It is

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