The First Gas Powered Automobile

858 WordsNov 2, 20154 Pages
Planet earth has been around for 4.5 billion years, as landscapes such as glaciers covered large parts of the earth. Humans have been on earth for about 200,000 years, causing all sorts of changes to the environment. Humans have constructed a new earth as; roads, bridges, canals, and shelter have been built throughout the planet. This takes a toll on earth, but climate change has never been a real topic being debated, until the late 20th century. As time goes on, new inventions are being constructed such as the automobile. The first gas-powered automobile was built in 1886 (N/A). As the years progressed, the automobile became a necessity, as almost every family owned one. The United States was booming after the industrial revolution, factories were made producing all sorts of new inventions. Little did humans know, these factories and automobiles were producing all sorts of greenhouse gasses causing harm to the earth. Climate change is a topic that is grasping attention throughout the planet, as humans are now seeing the consequences of these actions. Greenhouse emissions are made up of all types of gasses such as methane, nitrous oxide, and the leading emission: Carbon dioxide (N/A). “The standard ways of living has increased, as energy supply is the leading cause of greenhouse gas emissions. Transportation also deals with a large amount of greenhouse emissions being released into our solar system. Starting in 1950, greenhouse gasses started to increase dramatically. This
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