The Cause And Effects Of Global Warming

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Have you ever heard about global warming? Global warming is a gradual increase in the temperature of the Earth’s surface both water and land . Years ago, when the Earth experienced an increase in temperature it was a result of natural causes but today it is being caused by the greenhouse gases in the atmosphere produced by human activities. The greenhouse effect occurs because of the presence of specific gases in the atmosphere at a high rate. These gases play a major role in maintaining the earth’s thermal energy. Due to absorbing a portion of the infrared radiation emitted from its surface and retaining it in the atmosphere; Subsequently, heating the surface of the Earth and maintaining its temperature constant or up to the level that makes life possible. The rise in the greenhouse gases in the atmosphere led to the retention of a larger amount of thermal energy in the Earth, affecting all its operation and system. Global warming affects the planet seriously in several ways including climate change, melting polar ice caps and widespread extinctions of species.

One of the most immediate and obvious effects of global warming is climate change.It is a major and permanent change in Earth’s climate pattern of temperature, snow, humidity, rainfall level and wind speed of a region. Scientists strongly believe that global temperature will continue to rise because of the greenhouse gases produced by human activities. The average surface temperature of the planet has risen
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