The Debate On Global Climate Change

1605 WordsJul 28, 20157 Pages
The debate on global climate change argues that human-generated greenhouse gas emissions are too small to substantially change the earth’s climate and that the planet is capable of absorbing those increases. It is contended that warming over the 20th century resulted primarily from natural processes such as fluctuations in the sun 's heat and ocean currents. But the theory of human-caused global climate change is based on questionable measurements, faulty climate models, and misleading science. In the first half of twentieth century it was found that the human influenced the daily cold extremes followed by warm nights. Through the global optimal fingerprinting analysis performed by Christidis et al., concluded that there was anthropogenic influence in regional distributions which lead to the extreme warmer days which were expected to become more severe. According to Leopoldian rationale, geoengineering gives an opportunity to eradicate the problem of global warming or at least a solution for the problem. The increased levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere which in fact leads to gain in crop yields which are likely to be offset by damage to plants from higher temperatures, faster drying soils, lower rainfall leading to extreme droughts and floods. The high levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere lead to changes like increased rainfall which lasts for decades. Is Human Activity Responsible for Global Climate Change? Global Warming and its effects on
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