The Threat, Responsibility, And Solutions Climate Change And Global Warming

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The Threat, Responsibility, and Solutions to Climate Change and Global Warming
“If the Maldives cannot be saved today we do not feel that there is much of a chance for the rest of the world.” - said Former President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, while sitting underwater signing a document calling for global reduction in carbon emissions. He is right, if we do not start improving the climate right now, our world will soon be under water like the lowest nation, the Maldives which is predicted to be submerged by 2085. This paper will focus on four questions: Why climate change, or global warming, is real? Why do human beings take major responsibility for it? Why is it a top-priority of every nation? And why can we believe that together you and I are able to tackle it?

Despite numerous irrefutable evidence, many people including scientists, experts, and politicians still deny the existence and urgency of climate change as well as human responsibility for the problem. In their opinions, climate change is no more than a hoax of scientists and climatologists. In a 2014 survey, a senior writer at The Huffington Post, Carolyn Gregoire concluded 23 percent of Americans said they did not believe in global warming, and 53 percent said it was not human-caused. President- elect Donald Trump who is among the global-warming denials, wrote on his Twitter “the concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.” He also said…

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