Persuasive Speech on Global Warming Essay

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PERSUASIVE SPEECH ON GLOBAL WARMING by: Jennifer Zelmer

Introduction: We all know about global warming, but do we really care or try to do at least some of the things that will help stop it or at least slow it down?

1) Over the last century our planets temp. has risen 1 degree. I know that doesn't sound like much but it's been enough to melt a lot of the polar ice caps and glaciers. A) The hottest years ever recorded were in the late 1990's and early 2000's. B) In 2007 there was a massive polar ice melt and the amount of glaciers and sea ice has decreased quite a bit since the 70's. This has already caused the sea levels to rise. C) The U.N. panel on climate change projects that by the end of this
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C) And of course we can't forget the three R's. Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. Only buy what you need , ruse whatever you can, like containers and paper, and recycle what you cannot reuse. It's really as simple as that.

4) Th extra heat our homes produce also adversely affects the planet. A) By sealing and insulating our homes better we can help stop that and save money on our energy bills. B) Also instead of turning up the heat when your cold, put on an extra layer of clothes. Again you'll be saving energy and money. C) If at all possible, use solar energy. After all it's free, all you have to do is buy the equipment. And you would be helping to ensure that our ancestors still have a planet to live on. D) Finally, by turning off unused power sources such as tv's and computers, again you will be helping the environment as well as saving money on energy bills.

Conclusion: If we all would do as many things that we possibly can to help reduce greenhouse gasses in our atmosphere, we would all be doing a great thing by helping to ensure that our grand-kids and theirs will still have this beautiful planet to live on and enjoy. Thank
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