Reducing the Effects of Climate Change

590 WordsFeb 19, 20182 Pages
TOPIC: Urgent measures need to be taken to protect our environment from the effects of climate change. Do you agree? Reducing climate change to protect our environment. Around the globe, seasons are shifting, temperatures are climbing and sea levels are rising. And meanwhile, our planet must still supply us with air, water, food and safe places to live. Climate change will rapidly alter the lands and waters we all depend upon for survival, leaving our children and grandchildren with a very different world. This essay will argue that climate change is affecting the environment and it can be reduced. Firstly it will explain the effects of climate change in the environment. Then it will suggest ways in which climate change can be reduced. Firstly, one of the effects of climate change is changing temperatures.Heat-trapping gases emitted by power plants, vehicles, deforestation and other sources are warming up the planet which means the weather around the world will change. For example, summers will get hotter and winters too. The effects of temperature change will be different, some places will become more hot and really dry and others more colder and wet. More storms, floods, and drought will occur. Secondly, Sea levels are rising as the Earth heats up. As the Earth gets hotter, colder places get warmer and glaciers melt. This makes more fresh water flow into the ocean causing the sea levels to rise. Rising sea levels threaten low lying areas and islands, threaten coastal
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