The Effects of Global Warming Essay

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The modern society is facing a lot of problems related to environment. Be it the pollution due to industrial gases being released in the ocean water, or harmful gases released into the air we breathe, troubles are never ending. Where does it all lead to? A major catastrophe facing us today is the global warming. Look at the events that shook us in the past few years – heat, fire, storm, and flood, all this is like mother earth is warning us about something.
These extreme weather conditions, which used to occur once or twice in a decade, are happening more frequently, due to global warming. Causes of global warming are plenty. But, before going into the causes, let me share the experience with the survey conducted on the
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Increase in heat wave in summers, is a regular occurs in New Jersey. So, the survey was conducted here at Ramapo College, and people were selected at a random, mostly our friends and age group though. Many people, when asked about the global warming, were happy to talk about it. According to the survey, most of them agreed upon one fact that global warming or the increase in average temperature has resulted because of pollution. Though the survey may not be correct scientifically (because many people do not the exact terms used), many people have spoken about global warming with clarity.
They believe that with the increase in population and globalization, things are moving up so fast for the environment around us to assimilate, causing various changes. Coming up to the questions about what are the causes of global warming, many of them felt that setting up too many industries, and with them releasing so much smoke is causing global warming.
Scientifically, though it is supposed that the carbon compounds are causing global warming, a scientific reason is that the pollutants in the air form a layer in the atmosphere, not allowing the heat reflected back from the earth’s surface to go back into space. The heat is trapped between the gas surface and the earth (surface), and these heats up the earth. Since gases dissipate, sometimes, the atmosphere is not

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